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Stipa Tenuissima

Stipa Tenuissima

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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

Size:

  • 0.5-1 metres height
  • 0.1-0.5 meters spread

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.

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