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  1. Julia jarman
    July 1, 2014 @ 8:55 am

    I didn’t stratify mine and if they come from Spain it is unlikely they will get much chilling over winter (perhaps in the north) I found them very easy to germinate and grow.
    Delightful

  2. Marion Jay
    April 17, 2013 @ 10:03 pm

    I’ve grown this grass for four years now, initially starting it from seed sown in gritty compost in the greenhouse. It likes full sun and very sharp drainage, and if it’s happy it self-seeds quite prolifically. It now appears each spring of its own accord, and those babies which I find growing in other plant pots I pot up and sell when we open the garden in the summer. It’s a gorgeous grass, short enough to work well with smaller perennials such as Sanguisorba ‘Tanna’, Sedum ‘Red Cauli’ and Origanum ‘Herrenhausen’, and it adds an ethereal quality to the border.

  3. Claudia
    July 24, 2011 @ 3:04 pm

    Hi
    I bought a packet of agrostis nebulosa from our local Fleet Farm in Dickinson, ND this spring, and put the whole packet in a 5″ square plastic starter pack with seed starting soil, (pretty fine). It came up quite thick, and I just took little groups of the grass and stuck them in my huge garden, planted 12 little groups. We have had tons of rain this year, and the grass has done quite nicely, and is beautiful when the sun shines through it in early morning or evening. I think we are going to try it again next year, growing a little more. We thought it would look good with Asiatic lilies.

    • Ben
      July 24, 2011 @ 3:25 pm

      Thx Claudia…I didn’t end up planting any this year but they are on the list for next….along with the other gazillion things I’d like to grow! :)

  4. Jan
    February 26, 2011 @ 6:36 pm

    I grew some in pots last year, they looked lovely, like electric strands of hair , but didn’t try them for cutting. Put the pots in the greenhouse but they haven’t survived-I didn’t realise they were annuals so that explains it, some grasses are and some aren’t, not sure which is what. My aeonium bit the dust too. On the bright side I just bought 4 ht roses for £5 in Lidl-no names just colours, and got a bird bath and some paving slabs on my local freecycle site to make my cutting patch a little more ornamental!

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  6. JW Blooms
    February 22, 2011 @ 11:41 am

    I am growing this for the first time this year, too. My seeds are in the fridge which means I must have read at some point that they need a bit of cold stratification (although you know how organised I am about these things – I could have just dropped them in there by mistake at some point…) x

    • Ben
      February 23, 2011 @ 12:51 am

      hummm….I shall put mine in the stratification chamber forthwith!!! How on earth could you drop something in the fridge by mistake? ;)

      • JW Blooms
        February 23, 2011 @ 10:18 am

        These things happen as you get older. I found my toothbrush in there once! x