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Peruvian Feather Grass

Stipa ichu
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Annuals & Perennials Size Chart

Annuals & Perennials Size Chart

Perennial grass grows in an upright, clumping habit. Fine-textured foliage emerges green, fading to tan. Fluffy, cream-colored flowers emerge in summer. Excellent, non-invasive substitute for Mexican feather grass. 

Plant with Russian Sage 'Little Spire'


  • Landscape Size: 2'-3' tall, 2'-3' wide
  • Light Requirement: Full Sun
  • Water Needs: Moderate
  • Sunset Zone: 4-9, 14-24
  • Growth Habit: Clumping, Upright
  • Growth Rate: Fast
  • Attributes: Deer Resistant, Flowers for Cutting

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

Thrives in most well draining soils. In late winter before new growth, prune back to 4" above ground. Sterile variety does not reseed readily reseed. greenall-firmulch,greenall-174-shredded-red-cedar,russian-sage-little-spire,hestra-robin-synthetic-glove,ebstone-organics-surestart


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