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Rattlesnake Grass

Briza media


Briza media full sun  partial shade

People delight in this Mediterranean native, and its playfully noisy nature has earned it amusing names like cowquakes, didder and dillies; it earns “Rattlesnake” for the rattlelike, heart-shaped inflorescences. On delicate, swaying stems, the small flowers emerge a shimmery green highlighted with red, and dry to a light straw color.

Medium green, finely textured blades form dense, long-lived evergreen clumps, and forgivingly put up with winds, drought and salt spray.

Size: 2' 0" high x 12" wide; hardy to zone 4.

Briza media (G-0087)
Each $7.75
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