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Stipa splendens Trin.

Stipa splendens Trin.
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Price:  £4.50
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Family:  Poaceae
Main Season:  Summer
Flower Colour:  Silver
Leaf Colour:  Green
Foliage:  Evergreen
Position:  Sun
Soil Type:  Dry, well drained
Height:  1.8m to 2.4m (6' to 8')
Peat Free?  Yes
Hardiness Guide:  RHS H6 minimum -15C to -20C
Pot Size:  9cm

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Evergreen clumps of grassy foliage to 50cm and tall, upright airy flowers in early summer to 2m or more. Drained soil in full sun. Perfectly hardy but dislikes too much winter wet.

From dryish habitat including Steppes from the Caucasus east to China.

Plants in cultivation are often Stipa calamagrostis but this is the real plant!

Chee Grass. Syn Acnatherum splendens or Lasiagrostis splendens.