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

Stipa calamagrostis

Synonym(s): Achnatherum calamagrostis Common Name: 'Rough feather grass'

A clump-forming, deciduous grass with an abundance of showy silvery-white, feathery plumes produced in early summer before turning light buff, and persisting until the first frosts. This is definitely a grass that you grow for its flowers rather than its arching green-bronze foliage. Jun-Sep. H75cm S45cm.


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Care Instructions

Requires a medium to light, well-drained, moderately fertile soil in full sun but resents competition so give it a good space. 

Plant No: 2870

About Us

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

We grow a large range of plants including many interesting and unusual varieties not usually seen for sale. Amongst the many plants we grow are our highly praised autumn Gentians bred here by Dr Ian McNaughton and probably the largest range of Meconopsis cultivars found anywhere.

Our Contacts

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

01875 341179