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Stipa tenuissima

Soften the edges of your paths or patio with this quick-to-flower perennial grass which will gently self-sow.
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100 seeds (157006)

5 plugs (200428-5)

10 plugs (200428-10)

1 x 9cm pot

3 x 9cm pots

Delivery:

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Direct Sow/ Plant Out
Flowers/ Harvest

Details:

Type
Perennial
Position
Border (Front), Border (Middle)
Soil
Acid, Alkaline, Chalky, Clay, Fertile, Neutral, Sandy
Flowers
July - August
Height
60cm (24in)
Group/Species
tenuissima
Common name
Mexican Feather Grass
Moisture
Dry, Well-drained
Aspect
Full Sun
Spread
50cm (20in)
Cultivation
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.

Description

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.

Care Tips

Prefers well-drained soil in full sun. Will grow happily anywhere as long as it does not have wet roots in winter.