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Pheasant Grass

Anemanthele lessoniana

Also known as

Bent Grass, New Zealand Wind Grass, Pheasant's Tail Grass

Full Sun
Light watering
Frost Hardy

H4

RHS hardiness

-10°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1m

Max

1.5m

50cm

Min

1m

5 years to reach maturity

Flowering

    • spring
    • summer
    • autumn
    • winter

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    Pheasant Grass Overview

    The only species in the Anemanthele genus. Naturally rare in the wild, but widely cultivated for gardens. Arching foliage to one metre with orange, copper and gold highlight particularly in drier soils. (Syn. Stipa arundinacea.)

    How to propagate Pheasant Grass

    Seed

    From seed.

    Other uses of Pheasant Grass

    Ornamental