Nassella tenuissima

Mexican Feather Grass

$15.75 | 1 G | 25 Avail. | $15.75

1 G Weight: 25.0 lb



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Mexican Feather Grass is a clump-forming native grass grown for its foliage and sways in the slightest wind.  The light silvery-green foliage is coupled with airy stems of white flowers in the summer that brown in fall with the foliage.  Grows best in full sun and well-drained soils.  Treat Mexican Feather Grass as an annual if temperatures reach below 20 in winter.

Type: 

Orn. Grass

Height: 

1’ - 3'

Spread: 

1' - 3'

Spacing: 

2’

USDA Hardiness Zone: 

6 - 10

Culture: 

 Full SunPart Sun

Bloom Color: 

White

Season of Interest: 

Summer, Year-Round

MAINTENANCE NEEDS:  Low maintenance plant.  May go dormant in drought or cold winters.  Well-drained soils essential to avoid rot and mildew, heave mulch can also induce rot.  Do not cut back after winter unless treated as annual.

LANDSCAPE USES: Accents or Group Plantings, BordersNaturalized AreasWoodland GardenRock GardensNative GardensGroundcover, and Containers.

COMPANION PLANTS: Muhly GrassCatmintStokes’ Aster

IMAGE: Stan ShebsNassella tenuissimaCC BY-SA 3.0

 

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