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New Zealand Wind Grass

Stipa arundinacea
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Perennial grass with a graceful form and dramatic, attractive shades of olive green, copper, and gold that deepen in cooler weather. Fine-textured foliage grows in an upright, clumping, arching habit. Use as accent, border, edging, erosion control or container plant.

Plant with Russian Sage 'Little Spire'


  • Landscape Size: 2'-3' tall, 2'-3' wide
  • Light Requirement: Full Sun
  • Water Needs: Moderate
  • Sunset Zone: 7-9, 14-24
  • Growth Habit: Clumping, Upright, Arching
  • Growth Rate: Fast
  • Attributes: Deer Resistant, Flowers for Cutting, Waterwise, Ornamental Grass

These characteristics apply to the greater Sacramento area and nearby regions. 

Live outside of our area? Please check with your local cooperative extension for the best growing practices in your neck of the woods.

Visit: UC Cooperative Extension Offices

Visit: National County Extension Offices

Green Thumb Guide

Grows great in moist, well draining soils. Comb out dead and damaged leaves in early spring. To propagate, collect and plant seeds or divide in mid-spring or early summer.ebstone-organics-surestart,smoke-tree-royal-purple,gilmour-flexogen-hose,ebstone-organics-allpurposeplantfood,russian-sage-little-spire


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