Stipa Pulchra

Needle Grass
Plant Type

Grass-like, Shrub

Evergreen-Deciduous

Semi-Evergreen

Overall Mature Size

Small

Mature Height & Spread

2′ x 2′

Exposure

Full Sun, partial Shade

Water

Low water

Special Features

Coastal Conditions, Desert Conditions, Low Water Use

Container Sizes

#1

Natural Growth Habit

Clumping

Sunset Garden Zones

2B-24

Minimum USDA Hardiness Zone

6-10

This California native is the state’s grass. Open airy clumping grass that moves gracefull in the lightest breeze. Adds motion and casual feeling to any garden. Can be invasive if seed heads are allowed to ripen. Cut clumps back to control spreading. Requires very little water. Full sun to part shade.

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