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ColorGrass Stipa Pony Tails

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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Stipa tenuissima

Common Name: Mexican Feather Grass

Hardiness Zone: 7a - 10b

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

Water: Medium

Fertilize: Every two weeks

Spacing: 61 - 91" (155 - 231cm)

Height: 16 - 24" (41 - 61cm)

Width: 24" (61cm)

Exposure: Sun

General Information: Upright habit with late season flowers. Leave foliage for winter garden interest.

Grower Information:

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.