Panicum elegans 'Frosted Explosion'

Panicum elegans ‘Frosted Explosion’

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does not flower in March

Plant does not flower in April

Plant does not flower in May

Plant does not flower in June

Plant does flower in July

Plant does flower in August

Plant does flower in September

Plant does flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

  • Botanical name: Panicum elegans 'Frosted Explosion'
  • Family: Poaceae
  • Plant Type: Annual, Deciduous
Flower colour:

Green

Foliage colour:

Green

This beautiful, airy grass brings an airy, meadowy look to the front of a border or a container. It’s a half-hardy annual that is easy to grow from seed. It also makes an excellent cut flower and dries very well. 

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Panicum elegans ‘Frosted Explosion’ is a half-hardy annual that is easy to grow from seed; you may also find it sold as Agrostis nebulosa ‘Fibre Optics’. Grow in moist but well-drained soil in full sun or light shade.

How to grow Panicum 'Frosted Explosion'

  • Plant size

    40cm height

    30cm spread

  • Aspect

    East facing, south facing, west facing

  • Position in border

    Front, middle

  • Sun exposure: Full sun, dappled shade
  • Hardiness: Half hardy
  • Soil type: Clay / heavy / moist
  • Plant care: Needs regular watering in pots

Plant calendar

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sow
Sow

Do not Sow in January

Do not Sow in February

Do Sow in March

Do Sow in April

Do Sow in May

Do Sow in June

Do not Sow in July

Do not Sow in August

Do not Sow in September

Do not Sow in October

Do not Sow in November

Do not Sow in December

Plant
Plant

Do not Plant in January

Do not Plant in February

Do not Plant in March

Do not Plant in April

Do Plant in May

Do Plant in June

Do not Plant in July

Do not Plant in August

Do not Plant in September

Do not Plant in October

Do not Plant in November

Do not Plant in December

Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does not flower in March

Plant does not flower in April

Plant does not flower in May

Plant does not flower in June

Plant does flower in July

Plant does flower in August

Plant does flower in September

Plant does flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

Panicum 'Frosted Explosion' and wildlife

Panicum 'Frosted Explosion' has no particular known value to wildlife in the UK.

Is Panicum 'Frosted Explosion' poisonous?

Panicum 'Frosted Explosion' has no toxic effects reported.

No reported toxicity to:

No reported toxicity to Birds

No reported toxicity to Cats

No reported toxicity to Dogs

No reported toxicity to Horses

No reported toxicity to Livestock

No reported toxicity to People

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