Stipa Sirocco

 

A loosely tufted, rhizomatous, evergreen perennial grass with flat, arching, mid-green leaves turning pink and copper in autumn and pendent panicles of pink flower spikelets from midsummer into autumn. Will reach a height of 0.5m and a spread of 0.5m after 2-5 years.

 

 

Grow in fertile, moist but well-drained soil in full sun or partial shade.

 

General Ornamental Grass Planting care

  • Water the pot thoroughly and allow to drain fully.
  • Dig a hole twice the size of the pot being planted and fork over the base. Adding some planting compost.
  • Remove the pot gently, if well rooted cut off the pot.
  • Ensure that the top of the Root ball is level with the surrounding soil.
  • Replace the remaining soil and heel in, water the area thoroughly.
  • Water regular until established.
  • Apply some general fertiliser every spring.