Stipa tenuissima

Ponytail Grass, Mexican Feather Grass, Needle Grass, Spear Grass

Family: Poaceae Grass

Type Perennial, grass
USDA Hardiness range 7B - 9A
Exposure Full sun
Bloom color Brown, yellow
Bloom time Early Summer
Water needs Dry to moist
Landscape uses Border, erosion control, ground cover
Height 12" to 24" / 30cm to 60cm
Spread n/a
Growth rate Moderate
Bloom attributes Suitable for dried flowers
Leaf color Green
Fruit color n/a
Soil pH requirements Neutral
Soil type Loamy
Form Upright or erect
Attributes and features Attractive foilage, native to North America