Tuesday, December 4, 2012

Golden Oat Grass

Stipa gigantea grows 2m flower stems in early summer, with the flowers giving it the name of Golden Oat. They are a clump forming plant that can help with erosion control.

Full sun is needed for this plant along with well-drained soil. It is a hardy plant that requires soils which are moderately fertile. Once established in a garden, it is drought tolerate and doesn't have to worry about pests or diseases.

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