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General Phalaris (Canary Grass) Information

Dried Flower Phalaris


Phalaris canariensis

Phalaris has dried flower headsthat are naturally light green (shown), papery, and teardrop shaped.

Dyed: burgundy , mauve or violet

Annual Grass
Common Names Canary Grass
Height 30 - 40 inches.

Sow Phalaris direct in spring.

Cultivation Full sun in average soil.
Harvest Cut Phalaris well before maturity to maintain structure and prevent any shattering.
Drying Hang Phalaris upside down in dry, dark, open, airy place.
Uses Phalaris is a nice dried flower texture for any dried flower arrangement. Sheaves easily dye in an arrray of nice colors.
Comments We enjoy mixing just grains and grasses together for a stunning 'textured' dried flower arrangement.
Notes Grown for its shining yellow seeds which are fed to birds, giving it the name Canary Grass.

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