Berrybank Nursery, 5 Boggs Holdings, Pencaitland, East Lothian, EH34 5BA

Anemanthele lessoniana

Synonym(s): Stipa arundinacea Common Name: 'Pheasant grass'

AGM. An elegant, semi-evergreen  clump-forming grass with arching stems of reddish-brown fine, hair-like flowers over bronzy foliage. Looks best in late summer and autumn. It turns a pale biscuit colour over the winter. Jun-Sep. H75cm S100cm.


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Care Instructions

Easy in moderately fertile, well-drained soil in sun or light shade. It will self-seed around lightly but any excess seedlings are easy to remove. It is better if you don't cut it back in spring, simply tease out dead foliage by gently running your fingers through it as if it were hair. It may be cut back later in the season but only when in active growth.

Plant No: 2869

About Us

Macplants are a long-established, family-run business. We are central/southern Scotland's largest growers of herbaceous perennials, alpines, ferns and ornamental grasses and have our plant centre open to the public in East Lothian, close to Edinburgh. We also supply a diverse range of trade clients both in the landscape and garden centre sectors.

Our Contacts

Berrybank Nursery,
5 Boggs Holdings,
East Lothian
EH34 5BA

01875 341179