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STIPA calamagrostis

Commonly known as Rough feather grass

(syn. Achnatherum calamagrostis). Large, long-lasting panicles of pale green flower spikelets, ageing to purplish pale brown
  • Deciduous
    Linear, inrolled leaves to 30cm (12in) long
  • Height
    1m (39in)
  • Spread
    1.2m (4ft)
  • Ornamental grasses
    Densely tufted perennial with mounds of arching stems
  • Hardy - average winter
    Hardy through most of the UK apart from inland valleys, at altitude and central/northerly locations. May suffer foliage damage and stem dieback in harsh winters in cold gardens. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -10°C (14°F)
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STIPA calamagrostis

 

 

  • Additional Features
    Pests & Diseases
    Trouble free
    Place of origin
    Southern Europe
  • Flower Shape
    Panicles
    Lax, feathery panicles to 80cm (32in) long
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
    Borderline
  • Leaf Colour (if not green)
    Blue
    Blue-green
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
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1m (39in)
Ornamental Grass - guide for size not form Watering Can
  1.2m (4ft)
 

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3 options from £3.00

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Rootgrow Ericoid mycorrhizal fungi
This specially adapted Rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi will boost the growth of acid-loving plants like rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers and blueberries. It contains ericoid and arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi, which are found in poor acidic soils where ericaceous plants naturally grow.
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All-purpose organic concentrated seaweed feed that is a ready to use, derived from sustainable harvested kelp, that can be used on all outdoor and indoor plants, except acid loving plants. Perfect used in conjunction with Rootgrow™.
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