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Giant feather grass a perennial grass with narrow dark green leaves and large open flowers turning to golden oats. Remains ornamental till the very hard frosts. Height 1.8m, spread 1.8m.
Golden oats, Giant feather grass
Stipa gigantea (Golden oats). This is an evergreen or semi-evergreen clump-forming grass. It is a long-lived species with narrow green leaves about 75cm. Throughout the summer, upright stems bear bristle-like, silver-purple flowers in large, open panicles up to 20cm long.
You can plant in full sun in well-drained soil.