Stipa Gigantea - The Graceful Giant
Latin Name: Stipa Gigantea
Common Name: Giant Feather Grass
Other Names: Golden Oats, Giant Needle Grass
Indoors or Outdoor: Outdoor
Size: 150-200 cm (height), 60-90 cm (spread)
Stipa Gigantea - Delivery
Delivery Info: Your Stipa Gigantea will be carefully packaged and shipped to your doorstep, ready to thrive in your garden.
Stipa Gigantea - Characteristics
Mature Size: 150-200 cm
Evergreen or Deciduous: Deciduous
Preferred Position: Full sun to partial shade
Shape: Upright, clump-forming grass with feathery plumes
Hardy: Yes, fully hardy in Irish climates
Diseases: Generally disease-resistant
Stipa Gigantea - Uses
Uses in Garden: Stipa Gigantea is perfect for adding a touch of elegance to your garden. It works well as a focal point, in borders, or as a natural screen.
Stipa Gigantea - Planting Characteristics
Preferred Planting Aspect: Enjoys sunny spots but can tolerate light shade
Is it Frost Hardy: Yes, it's frost hardy
Growth Rate: Moderate, slow in winter
Pruning Advice: In late winter or early spring, cut back the dead foliage to make way for new growth.
Stipa Gigantea - Planting Instructions in an Irish Climate
Sowing Time: Spring or early autumn
Instruction: Sow seeds in well-draining soil and keep moist until established.
Trench Preparation: Prepare a trench or hole twice the diameter of the root ball.
Instructions: Amend soil with organic matter for best results.
Positioning of Plants: Plant Stipa Gigantea with enough space to accommodate its mature size.
Plant Spacing: 60-90 cm apart
Pruning: Prune back dead foliage in late winter or early spring.
Facts About Stipa Gigantea:
Stipa Gigantea's golden plumes sway gracefully in the wind, creating a mesmerizing, ever-changing landscape in your garden.
Elevate your garden's aesthetic with the Stipa Gigantea, a resilient and stunning ornamental grass that brings elegance to any outdoor space. Its feathery plumes and easy-care nature make it a must-have for garden enthusiasts in Ireland.
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We operate our own delivery service within 12km of the garden centre for €15, for this service we can deliver you any item from Windyridge.
Outside of this radius we out source couriers, we cannot unfortunately ship a lot of bulkier items such as large pots, composts and many of our more delicate living things.
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