Scientific Name: Stipa tenuissima
Common Name: Mexican Feather Grass
Hardiness Degree: 0°F (-17.8°C)
Blooming Season: Autumn, Late Summer
Plant Habit: Mounded
Characteristics: Drought Tolerant, Winter Interest (regional), Colorful/Attractive Foliage, Heat Tolerant, Low Maintenance, Frost Tolerant
Fertilize: Every two weeks
Spacing: 61 - 91" (155 - 231cm)
Height: 16 - 24" (41 - 61cm)
Width: 24" (61cm)
General Information: Upright habit with late season flowers. Leave foliage for winter garden interest.
Plug crop time: 4 to 5 weeks
Transplant to finish: 6 to 7 weeks
- Upright grass produces fine, needlelike green foliage, with silky green flowers in July that mature to golden blonde.