Nassella (formerly Stipa) tenuissima

Mexican Feather Grass

Mature Height: 12 inches- 2 feet

Mature Width: 20 inches-2 feet

USDA Hardiness Zone Range:  7-10

Water Requirements:  Average

Shade Requirements:  Full Sun, Partial Shade


Mexican Feather Grass has tan flowers on thin, bright green foliage in late summer, it moves in the slightest beauty. Consequently, this grass is invasive so one must be sure to plant it in an appropriate location. This grass is heat tolerant, it is easy to maintain it should not be expected to live through the winter.


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