ornamental grasses - Knowledgebase Question

Question by weinberg69
October 5, 2009
I am zone 8,bham,al. Can I grow ornamental grass from seed or do I have to buy it in pot? If seed, when do I plant, fall or spring? can I just toss it out in the area, which is currently wild but not completely filled in- just sparsley.

Answer from NGA
October 5, 2009


You can purchase packets of ornamental grass seeds. I've only seen it on the internet or though mail order seed companies, though. The seeds can be broadcast in the fall or in the spring. Or, you might consider wildflower seed mixtures. Many contain grasses as well as flowers. Just a thought -

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