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Spear grass

Stipa spp.

Also known as

Feather grass, Needle grass

Full Sun
Light watering
Tender

11b

USDA zone

7°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

Max

Min

0

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Spear grass Overview

A large genus of perennial grasses native to temperate grasslands of the Americas, Southern Europe and Africa where they are important as forage crops. Many species and varieties are popular as ornamental landscaping plants because of their large elegant arching clumps of rolled leaves and tall panicles of white or buff flowers that remain all winter.

How to propagate Spear grass

Seed

Propagate by seed in spring or autumn.

Division

By division in autumn; however forms should be propagated by division only.