Quaking Grass - Briza media

Small, tufted perennial grass with tan coloured heart-shaped florets that shake in the breeze. Easy to grow in rich, fertile soil. Interesting plant for rock gardens, borders or in Container, Good cut flower for fresh or dried arrangements.

Water Needs: 
Moderate
Foliage Color: 
Green
Flower Attributes: 
Cut Flowers
Dried Flowers
Landscape Uses: 
Border
Container
Mass Planting
Garden Styles: 
Cottage
Modern
Traditional
Light Needs: 
Full Sun
Plant Types: 
Height: 
12-24"
Spread: 
0-12"
Flower Colors: 
Brown
Flower Seasons: 
Summer
Special Features: 
Dwarf Plant
Winter Interest
Growth Habits: 
Ground Cover
Round
Upright
Cold Hardiness: 
Zone 4
Average: 3.3 (3 votes)

Grow in well drained, fertile soil. Feed in the spring with an all purpose fertilizer prior to new growth. Cut to the ground in midsummer to encourage a flush of new growth. Divide in spring as needed to maintain plant vigor. 

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