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  1759 McGarity Road  
  McDonough, GA 30252  
  Phone: 678-859-8704  
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Ornamental Grass File
Ponytails Grass
Stipa tenuissima
Height:   18-24"
Width:   18"
Exposure:   Sun
Water:   Low, very drought tolerant
Hardiness:   USDA Zones 7-10
Pruning:   Cut back to 6" in late winter

Ponytail Grass, also known as 'Mexican Feather Grass", is a very attractive Texas native that forms fine textured clumps about 18 inches wide and an equal spread. It is very drought tolerant and must have well-drained soil.

We use Ponytail grass as accents in the garden and it is especially atrractive when planted in groups. Perfect for dry slopes. Also a good container plant. Whispy, fall seed heads start out buff color then changing to golden-bronze.

  Ornamental Grass List  
  Blue Fescue  
  Horsetail Grass  
  Liriope - Monkey Grass  
  Maiden Grass - Miscanthus  
  Mondo Grass  
  Muhley Grass  
  Pampas Grass  
  Pony Tail Grass - Feather Grass  
  Silver Arrow Grass  
  Zebra Grass  
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