(Pheasant's Tail Grass) A lovely grass from New Zealand, Stipa arundinacea has arching, lush green blades which gradually darken to buff orange, red and gold in late summer and autumn.
(Surcharges may apply for Highlands, Islands & other areas, please click for further details)
A lovely grass from New Zealand, Stipa arundinacea has arching, lush green blades which gradually darken to buff orange, red and gold in late summer and autumn. The seed-heads provide winter food for seed-eating birds.
Stipa arundinacea is a versatile grass with a soft, flowing habit and is very suitable for low, flowering borders.
- Position: Full sun or partial shade.
- Soil: Well drained, fertile soil.
- Hardiness: Hardy.
- Rate of Growth: Moderate.
- Habit: Stipa arundinacea grows to be a small clump forming grass.
- Height: up to 100 cm (3 ft)
- Spread: 100 cm (3 ft)
- Notes: This plant is also known as Anemanthele lessoniana.
- How Much Sun
- Full Sun, Partial or Dappled Shade
- Eventual Size
- Grass - Medium (3 - 6 ft tall)
- Growing Conditions
- Soil Type: Most Soils (not to fussy), Soil Type: Acid, Soil Type: Dry / Sandy, Special: Windy & Exposed, Soil Type: Chalky / Alkaline
- Special Features
- Leaf Colour - Purple/Red, To grow in a pot
You might also like