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Where to plant in my garden?


An attractive grass to add interest to a mini meadow. 

Individual plants are short-lived, so allow it to self-seed.

Avoid drought-prone or waterlogged sites.


Flowers: April-June

Habitat: Pastures and meadows

Height: 30-50cm

Growth Type: Perennial

Position: Full sun

Soil Preference: Neutral to acidic

Sweet Vernal Grass

  • Anthoxanthum odoratum


    Jumbo plug plant (70cc)


    An attractive perennial grass which is one of the first grasses to flower. 


    Smells strongly of new-mown hay when crushed or dried.


    Food plant for the larvae of butterflies in the brown and skipper families.


    Advised to plant in informal groups, to encourage recognition and attract insects.

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