Stipa tenuissima

stipa ( syn. Stipa tenuifolia )

2 litre pot
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The glue that holds so many sun-baked borders together, emerging pale-green fine filaments turn bleached canvas beige and they continue to move in winter like a lava lamp

Val Bourne - Garden Writer

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  • Position: full sun
  • Soil: moderately fertile, medium to light, well-drained soil
  • Rate of growth: fast-growing
  • Flowering period: June to September
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    Wonderful, wispy, pale yellow-green leaves topped with fluffy plumes of silver-green flowers, maturing to blonde-buff. This versatile deciduous grass is ideal for a sunny gravel garden, large container or new perennial border. It's perfect for introducing movement into a planting scheme since the fluffy flower heads and foliage billow in the slightest breeze.

  • Garden care: Cut back in early spring before the new foliage appears.

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5.0

Looks beautiful swaying in the breeze!

By Marissa

from Lancashire

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Pros

  • Attractive
  • Hardy
  • Healthy
  • Versatile

Cons

  • Kind of collapses in a mess after heavy rain

Best Uses

    Comments about Stipa tenuissima:

    I planted them under a tree and they gracefully covered the bare ground.

    • Your Gardening Experience:
    • Real novice
    • Primary use:
    • Personal
     
    4.0

    Beautiful tactile grass!

    By Gillibean

    from WIltshire

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    Pros

    • Attractive

    Cons

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      • Garden

      Comments about Stipa tenuissima:

      BeUtiful grass for garden or patio pot. Looks lovely amongst other pots of flowers.

      • Your Gardening Experience:
      • Real novice
       
      3.0

      Did not perform as I hoped, but in ffirst year.

      By PollyKettle

      from East Hampshire

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      • Hardy

      Cons

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        Comments about Stipa tenuissima:

        It is in a shady border but did not do too well. Perhaps as it is in its first year. I do love this plant but never had one previously.

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