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Plant name: Stipa tenuissima
Other names: Mexican feather grass/Texas needle grass
Category: Perennial grass
Plant family: Poaceae
Light preference: Full sun
Soil preference: Chalk, clay, loam, sand. Acid, Alkaline, Neutral. Moist but well-drained/well-drained.
Flowering/fruiting month: Summer
Description: S. tenuissima is a deciduous grass to 60cm, forming a compact upright tuft of thread-like leaves, with narrow, arching, feathery flowering panicles in summer.
Care: Grow in medium to light, moderately fertile soil in full sun. Leaves can be cut back when they die off; rather than doing this in late autumn it's best to wait until early spring.