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Other common names
hare's tail grass rabbit's tail grass
Turk's head grass bunnies' tails
Lagurus ovatus 'Bunny's Tails'
Lagurus is an annual grass with linear leaves and spike-like ovoid flowering panicles which are good for drying
L. ovatus forms a tuft of narrow, arching leaves, with slender stems bearing dense ovoid flower-heads, at first pale green, later pale buff to cream
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect South-facing or North-facing or West-facing or East-facing
Exposure Exposed or Sheltered
MoistureWell-drained, Moist but well-drained
SoilLoam, Chalk, Sand
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Grow in medium to light, moderately fertile soil in a warm, sunny site. Prefers sandy soil
Propagate by seed sown in situ in spring or by sowing seed in containers in a cold frame in spring
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Flower borders and beds Cut Flowers
City & Courtyard Gardens Cottage & Informal Garden
Pruning No pruning required
Pests Generally pest free
Generally disease free
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