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Stipa tenuissima 'Wind Whispers'

Soft plumes of very tactile grass from early summer. Stands well through winter, turning progressively blonder. To 50cm. Hardy, but dislikes wet frozen soil.

At a glance

Common Name
Mexican feather grass. Syn. Nassella tenuissima
Ornamental grass
30cm to 60cm
Spread Rate
Mid Summer
Soil Type
Normal, Drained
Part-shade, Sun

Sue's Notes

To cut back, or not? If you cut the plant back to ground level in early spring, you'll get swathes of fresh green growth by mid-summer. If you don't you'll get a blend of green growth through last year's blond fronds, which looks equally pretty. Horses for courses...

Buy this plant

Item Price   Buy  
1 litre pot (Collect Only) 5.50      
2 litre pot (Out Of Stock) 6.00      
3 litre pot (Out Of Stock) 6.50      

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Items marked as Out of Stock
When an item is marked Out Of Stock, it means that we have sold our stocks of that size for the current season and are unlikely to get any more this season.

Collect Only
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