Stipa tenuissima

{ Mexican feather grass; Texas needle grass }

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About Emil

Emil is one of our favourite ornamental grasses here at Patch. Stipa tenuissima is a lush green grass that dances playfully in the wind and looks fabulous planted amongst or alongside vibrantly coloured flowers such as Verbena, Salvia and Redhotpokers.


Current height including plastic pot: 60-70cm
Maximum height: 100cm


Emil enjoys basking in the sun.


Poorly draining soil so make sure you plant him with a good drainage material if planting in a container. Follow our easy step by step guide of how to best plant up your outdoor plants.

Looking after this plant 

Remove any dead or damaged grasses in the spring to make way for new growth.

Living with pets and children

Non-toxic. Cats tend to love nibbling on his leafy goodness.

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Don't let Emil get lonely.

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