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botanical name:
Stipa calamagrostis
Stipa calamagrostis © Deeproot Plant Base
synonyms:  Stipa lasiogrostis
family:  Poaceae
characteristics: grass
height: 1.00m
width: 1.20m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: arching
leaf colour: green
flower colour: buff
fruit colour: buff
stem/bark: green
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, coastal
preferred soil pH: alkaline
minimum temp: -18°C
USDA zone: 6 to 10
Deciduous perennial grass forming dense mounds of arching, linear bluish-green leaves. From summer into autumn bears attractive lax panicles of feathery, silvery beige flowers with purplish tints.

Well drained, medium to light soil in full sun.

by seed or division in spring.

other notes:
From Southern Europe.
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