Lagurus ovatus, also known as Bunny Tails, is an ornamental grass that produces fluffy seed heads resembling the tails of bunnies. Create a beautiful and unique landscape in your garden.
Lagurus also known as Hare’s Tail, Hare’s Tail Grass, Rabbit Tail Grass or Bunny Tails is an annual ornamental plant found on maritime sands on the Mediterranean coast of S. Europe. Valued for the effect of its ornamental flowerheads in summer. Pick them before they fully mature for drying. Pests and diseases are infrequent. Self seeds.
USES: Mass plantings, Herbaceous or mixed borders, Fresh or dried flowers, Containers, Flower can be dyed for floral arrangements
Botanical Name: Lagurus ovatus Bunny Tails
Common Name: Hare’s Tail Grass, Ziergrassamen, Hasenschwanzgras
Type: Tuft-forming Annual Ornamental Grass
Flower Color: Dense, egg-shaped soft panicles of white flowers 2 ½ in. (6cm) long that looks like a bunny's tail
Flowering Time: Early summer to fall
Plant Height: 20 in. (50cm)
Plant Width: 12 in. (30cm)
Light Requirements: Full Sun
Water Requirements: Average
Soil Requirements: Light, ideally sandy, moderately fertile, well drained soil
USDA Zone: 4a-10a
AHS Heat Zone: 12-1
Sowing Instructions (Cliff Notes Version): Sow seed on site in spring, or in containers in a cold frame in autumn.
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