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Plant Details

Stipa tenuissima

Mexican Feather Grass
Zone: 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b
Exposure: Part Shade
Plant Category: Ornamental Grasses & Bamboo
Height: Maximum 24 feet
Width: Maximum 12 feet
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The feathery seed heads on this bright green tall grass, to 2', make a delicate texture. Summer blooming, this is a clumping grass for full sun and well-drained soil. Useful in dried flower arrangements. Frost hardy in USDA zone 7.
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Submitted by Ref: Plantlust.com on 11/8/2012 4:25 PM

This fine-textured grass produces a 2' fountain of hair-fine foliage topped by silvery 3"flowers in late summer; a delicate and stunning companion waving gracefully in any breeze; can self-sow. Sun/Med-Dry

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Submitted by Ref: Plantlust.com on 11/8/2012 4:25 PM

Mexican Feather Grass fine texture an silky green plumes in June that turn golden with maturity. Needle thin 1 1/2' leaves of bright green.Flops when grown in rich soil. Great for flower arrangements.

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Submitted by Ref: Plantlust.com on 11/8/2012 4:25 PM

One of the finest textures of any grass and in the top three picks of the nursery cats. Grows 16 inches tall, clumping but reseeds. Drought tolerant.

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Submitted by Ref: Plantlust.com on 11/8/2012 4:25 PM

Large mounds of graceful hair-like foliage.

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Hochstein Nursery LLC Cornelius, OR Email now 503-357-5651 Container: 2
Loen Nursery Inc. Woodburn, OR Email now 503-982-6300 Container: 2
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  • Westcan Greenhouses Langley, BC Email now 604-530-9298 Liner: 1