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Stipa Pony Tails Grass

2L Pot

  • £11.49 (ex VAT)

Often known as Mexican feather grass, Stipa Pony Tails are topped with silver-green flowers which appear in fluffy plumes, making a very decorative and eye-catching grass. These are great when used as a feature in a perennial border, as their tendency to sway in the slightest breeze adds an element of movement.  

  • Best Features: Hardy and Fast-Growing
  • Ideal For: Garden features, patios, perennial borders
  • Growth Rate: Fast
  • Position: Any moderately fertile, well-drained soil in a full sun position
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Stipa Pony Tails Grass description

Here you'll find our range of Stipa Pony Tails Grass which are great for punctuating perennial borders or creating patio features. Our grasses can be used in a variety of ways to decorate your garden, such as planting along pathways, enhancing entrances and archways or used to create a focal point in the garden. Our Stipa Pony Tails Grass can be displayed in pots or planted in your garden, and look fantastic even in the smallest spaces. Grasses really are living art, as their movement in the wind combined with the rustling as it passes through is truly mesmerising and relaxing. If you’re looking for a size that is not listed - Please call us to enquire as we may be able to source the size you require.

How to use Stipa Pony Tails Grass in your planting scheme

Stipa Pony Tails Grass can add instant impact to your garden and is sure to spark some jealousy amongst the neighbours. When placed at intervals along garden paths and borders, the long-awned spikelets on each panicle of Mexican Feather Grass create a highly ornamental look. 

Combine Stipa tenuissima with

You can use our Stipa Pony Tails Grass to punctuate borders or plant alone for a striking architectural feature.

Growth rate of Stipa Pony Tails Grass

Stipa tenuissima is a fast growing species.

How to care for Stipa Pony Tails Grass

We recommend trimming your Stipa Pony Tails Grass right back in early Spring before any new foliage begins to appear. You can find more pruning information in our Advice Section.

Planting density recommendations for Stipa Pony Tails Grass

Planting density for Stipa Pony Tails Grass is really down to personal preference. Your Stipa Pony Tails Grass will look equally as brilliant planted close together or at intervals along the edge of your border.

Stipa Pony Tails Grass is available year-round. We do have more sizes available so if you can’t find exactly what you’re looking for please give us a call.

The vast majority of our grass plants are grown in the UK although every once in a while we may source them from specialised nurseries outside the UK, where we can be certain the quality cannot be rivalled. At best4hedging we always strive to bring you the freshest, highest quality plants whilst keeping our prices competitive, so you can buy grasses from us with complete confidence. 


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