Stipa Tennuissima


Feather Grass. A perennial grass with erect narrow bright green leaves. Soft feathery greenish white panicles ageing to buff throughout summer, remaining ornamental until late autumn. Max Height 80cm. Max Spread 60cm. Flowers June to August.



Plant in well drained soil. Full sun, Hardy.


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.