Week 33 – August 11, 2020

Plant Information

Pony Tails ColorGrass® Stipa

Growing Information:
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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Stipa tenuissima

Common Name: Mexican Feather Grass

Hardiness Zone: 6a - 10b

Hardiness Degree: 0°F (-17.8°C)

Blooming Season: Autumn, Late Summer

Plant Habit: Mounded

Characteristics: Low Maintenance, Colorful/Attractive Foliage, Heat Tolerant, Drought Tolerant, Frost Tolerant, Winter Interest (regional)

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: 5 to 6 weeks
Transplant to finish: 7 to 10 weeks 

Upright grass has fine, needlelike green foliage, with silky green flowers in July that mature to golden blonde.
Colour group: Green
Containers: 4 in./10 cm, 6 in./15 cm*, Gallon
*3 plants per pot