Stipa arundinacea
  • Stipa arundinacea
  • Stipa arundinacea

Stipa arundinacea

£8.95

(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.

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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.

Data sheet

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

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