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Stipa tenuissima

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Pot Size
1 litre

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Plant Finder: about Stipa tenuissima

Common names

Spear grass, Feather grass, Needle grass

Description

Stipa tenuissima (Spear grass). There are about 300 species of tufted perennials, which are grown for there tall flowering spikes with large feathery panicles. Each flowering head comprises of spikelets, with one or more florets, that are covered with glumes or scales. The leaves are narrow and entire.

Cultivation

You can plant in full sun in well-drained soil.

Italics = data drawn from parent genus or species

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Stipa tenuissima | Westbury, Wiltshire, BA13 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2018
  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFrost tender (min 5°C)
  • SoilWell drained
  • WaterDry

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