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Stipa gigantea

For sale by Desert to Jungle

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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.

Pot SizeTotal Price
2 litres
£5.50

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Common names

Golden oats, Giant feather grass

Description

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.

Cultivation

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

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Stipa gigantea | Freston, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP9 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2018
  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Sandy
  • Soil pH9.0 to 5.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

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