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STIPA gigantea - Giant Feather Grass

STIPA gigantea - Giant Feather Grass

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Introducing the majestic Giant Feather Grass (Stipa gigantea), a graceful and iconic ornamental grass that brings a sense of movement and elegance to your

garden. Known for its towering, arching stems adorned with feathery golden plumes, this perennial grass creates a mesmerizing display as it dances in the breeze. Stipa gigantea is a statement plant that adds a touch of sophistication and natural beauty to any landscape.

The gracefully arching stems of Giant Feather Grass reach impressive heights, often soaring up to 2 meters. In late spring to early summer, the feathery, golden-brown plumes emerge, creating a stunning contrast against the green foliage. This ornamental grass is versatile, adding a sense of drama to both formal and informal garden settings. Its unique texture and movement make it a favourite for modern landscapes, borders, and naturalistic plantings.

• Botanical Name: Stipa gigantea
• Common Name: Giant Feather Grass
• Hardiness Zone: 6-9
• Mature Height: 1.5-2 meters (5-7 feet)
• Mature Spread: 0.6-0.9 meters (2-3 feet)
• Exposure: Full sun
• Bloom Time: Late spring to early summer
• Bloom Colour: Golden-brown
• Foliage Colour: Green
• Growth Habit: Upright, arching
• Growth Rate: Moderate to fast
• Soil Requirements: Well-draining, average soil
• Watering Needs: Low to moderate; drought-tolerant once established.
• Maintenance: Low; cut back in late winter to encourage new growth
• Uses: Borders, focal point, naturalistic plantings
• Special Features: Architectural, drought-tolerant, ornamental plumes

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