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Tender Ornamental Grasses

Stipa arundinacea

New Zealand Wind Grass
Also known as Pheasant's Tail Grass, and it used to be listed under the genus Anemanthele lessoniana. New Zealand Wind Grass is grown for its golden copper foliage that takes on fiery orange tones when temperatures cool. Fast growing, it grows 2-3' tall and can form sizable clumps where it is winter hardy. A very useful fall container accent in colder zones.
Genus Stipa
Common Name New Zealand Wind Grass
Hardiness Zone 8, 9, 10
Light Requirements Full Sun
Seasonal Interest Summer, Fall
Season of Blooming Summer, Fall
Use Cutting, Ornamental, Container, Massing
Special Attributes Heat Tolerant, Easy Care, Foliage Interest
Color Copper