New Zealand Wind Grass

28 Feb

New Zealand Wind Grass (Stipa arundinacea), 3-4 ft., olive, amber and gold foliage, full sun to part shade, needs summer water, also known as Anemanthele lessoniana.

This is probably my favorite grass. The sumptuous colors and delicate frothy form are simply irresistible. Fast growing to form a dense 3’x3’ always-glowing focal point, you’ll admire its gorgeous, slender & arching olive, amber & gold foliage. Carefree & long lived, its great just about anywhere you plant it – foreground, background, anywhere you desire a low maintenance textural subject. A wonderful sight massed on a hillside, it can be grown in large containers too. Not fussy about soil & if you cut it back to about 8-12” in Winter it’ll stay picture perfect every year.


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