Stipa gigantea
Stipa gigantea

Stipa gigantea

Stipa gigantea

Regular price €9.95

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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Delivery - 12km Radius

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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. 

An Post Delivery, Seeds & books - €1.50

Standard Parcel via An Post* €6.00

Local Delivery, 12km of Windyridge - €15.00

Pallet Nationwide** - €49.00**This will be automatically added to your cart for BBQ's and larger items

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