Stipa Tenuissima

Soften the edges of your paths or patio with this quick-to-flower perennial grass which will gently self-sow. More
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Stipa Tenuissima

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Soften the edges of your paths or patio with this quick-to-flower perennial grass which will gently self-sow. Back-lit there are few better quick and easy garden fillers.

Genus Stipa
Group tenuissima
Type Perennial
Common Name Mexican Feather Grass
Border Position Middle, Front
Soil Type Acid, Chalky, Sandy, Fertile, Alkaline, Clay, Neutral
Scent Unscented
Site Full Sun
Moisture Well-drained, Dry
Height 60cm (24in)
Spacing 50cm (20in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting The seeds need light to germinate, so just lay them on to the soil surface and use a little vermiculite to cover them thinly. Germination can be erratic. If germination does not occur, pop them in the fridge for 2-3 weeks and repeat the process.
Care Tips Prefers well-drained soil in full sun. Will grow happily anywhere as long as it does not have wet roots in winter.
Flowering July - August
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest

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