Bluebell Cottage & Gardens
Shop Basket Checkout
Home Page

Stipa tenuissima 'Wind Whispers'

Stipa tenuissima 'Wind Whispers' (Syn. Nassella tenuissima)

Soft plumes of very tactile grass from early summer. Stands well through winter, turning progressively blonder. To 60cm. Hardy, but dislikes wet frozen soil. Less tangly and paler than 'Pony Tails'

At a glance

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

Sue's Notes about Stipa tenuissima 'Wind Whispers' (Syn. Nassella tenuissima)

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  
9cm pot 5.00   Buy  
1 litre pot (Collect Only) 6.50   Buy  

All prices are shown in UK Pounds and include VAT where applicable. All items are subject to our money-back guarantee. We can deliver to most addresses in mainland UK but we cannot deliver overseas. Delivery charges are calculated according to the number of plants ordered, as follows:
1 to 4 plants, £5.95
5 to 9 plants, £7.50
10 to 20 plants, £9.95
21 to 40 plants, £15.00
41+ plants, POA
Postage for orders consisting only of seeds are charged at the reduced rate of £1.50 per order. Postage on gift vouchers is free of charge. For large orders, (more than 40 plants), we will send you confirmation of plant availability and delivery charges before you pay, and we will email you a link so that you can pay online once you know what the final total will be.

Collect Only
Items marked Collect Only are only available for collection in our nursery at Bluebell Cottage Gardens. They cannot be sent through the post.