Stipa tenuissima 'Pony Tails'
Mexican Feather Grass
Stipa tenuissima is a wonderfully impressive plant, with its evergreen base clump of 60cm (24in) high leaves topped, in summer with an array of flowering spikes, which turn from silvery green to gold.
Recently renamed 'Nassella tenuissima' it is a neat, compact, perennial grass, this has lots of close-packed, stiff, thread-like stems forming a strongly horizontal shape. In summer, plants are covered with masses of elegant pale feathery seed-heads which are held a little above the foliage.
These can be cut and dried when first opened for use in winter arrangements indoors. Alternatively they make a useful winter food source for finches and other seed-eating birds.
The plants like a sunny well-drained spot and associate well with compact alstroemerias, rock plants and other grasses that enjoy similar growing conditions.
In winter, while your garden sleeps, these ornamental grasses add colour, texture, and movement. Backlighting grasses is another way to wake up landscapes. Ornamental grasses are easy to maintain, but the rewards are great when grasses grace your landscape.
2Ltr square pot
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