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Family: PoaceaeMain Season: SummerFlower Colour: YellowLeaf Colour: GreenFoliage: DeciduousPosition: SunSoil Type: Ordinary, medium loamHeight: 1.2m to 1.8m (4' to 6')Peat Free? Not yetHardiness Guide: RHS H6 minimum -15C to -20CPot Size: 9cm
Tight clumps of broad, pale green leaves and tall, arching stems bearing spikes of awned yellow-green flowers in late summer to 1.5m. Ordinary soil in sun or part shade.
A very bright, shining ornamental grass that makes a lovely fresh complement to the late summer flowering plants in a mixed border. Clear yellow autumn foliage too.
From eastern Russia, China and Japan.
Syn: Stipa pekinensis, Achnatherum pekinense.