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botanical name:
Lagurus ovatus
Lagurus ovatus © Deeproot Plant Base
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common name:  Hare's tails grass, Bunny Tails
family:  Poaceae
characteristics: grass
height: 0.40m
width: 0.20m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: grassy
leaf colour: green
flower colour: white
fruit colour: buff
stem/bark: green
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil, coastal
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -12°C
USDA zone: 8 to 10
description:
Annual, tufted grass with erect to arching leaves. Softly hairy, oval, creamy white flower heads all summer.

cultivation:
Light sandy well drained soil, in sun. Resents disturbance.

propagation:
From seed, may self seed freely.

usage:
The seed heads can be dried.

other notes:
Found in coastal grasslands and sand dunes in western Europe and also in many other locations worldwide.

RHS AGM

pronounced: lag-YUR-uss ow-VAH-tus

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