Mexican Feather Grass Seeds


Stipa/Nassella tenuissima, Mexican Feather Grass grown for it’s 1′ tall silky soft feathery plumes that sway so beautifully. Stunning in mass or as specimen Adds height and softness to mixed container planting
To avoid Ponytails naughty habit of reseeding, be sure to cut down the flowers before they are to set seed towards the end of Summer so to be able to still enjoy the spectacular softness this annual Ornamental grass provides
Organically grown Ornamental Grass Seed for full sun to light shade

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Stipa/Nassellaponytails ornamental grass


Mexican Feather Grass (25) Seeds


Type: Annual ornamental grass
Bloom: Late Summer to Autumn
Flower: to 1′ tall silky soft green plumes that turn light tan
Height: 1-2.5′ tall x 12″ wide
Light: Full Sun to light shade
Soil: Dry, sandy. Thrives in poor soils but likes moist soil that is well drained
P.H: 6.0-7.0
Moisture: Average to dry
Zone: 7-10
Use: Fresh or dried arrangements, containers, beds, back border, landscapes, accent. golden fall interest
Tolerances: Drought, heat and light tolerant, Deer resistant
Problems: Reseeds and can become invavsive if not deadheaded early and replant in Spring
Notes: Easy to grow, Spring through fall color. Attracts birds
Plant with ground covers, other grasses
Mexican Feather Grass was recently added to PlantRight’s list of invasive plants in California so keep in pots and cut down before going to seed towards late Summer


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