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Stipa gigantea

For sale by Barracott Plants

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An imposing and dainty grass with tall arching stems bearing loose heads of golden yellow, becoming golden brown. 1.5-2m. Any soil in full sun. Award of Garden Merit.

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2 litres

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Plant Finder: about Stipa gigantea

Common names

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.

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Stipa gigantea | Freston, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP9 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2020
  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Sandy
  • Soil pH9.0 to 5.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

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