Wednesday, June 5, 2013

Spanish Oat grass...

Stipa gigantea ...Spanish oat grass is what I asked for a few years ago , after seeing Fergus Garrett running his fingers through it on ' Gardeners World' .  I bought three pots to plant along the length of the walk way at the back of the house. As a sort of  living screen , here it is after three years looking just as I hoped , 

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  1. Beautiful! I love the huge seedheads on this grass!

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    1. And in swishing about in all this wind and sun this week!

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  2. Those seed heads are awesome!

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    1. I might just try to save some seed and grow Stipa.

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  3. One of the most beautiful plants...I finally gave mine away to someone with more sun and lighter soil (Ricki). I think she might give me visitation rights, though ;-)

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    1. Of my three clumps , the only one that is sow in blooming and looking a bit wimpy in shaded by the plum tree.

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  4. Yes, I am the proud recipient of Scott's largesse, and looking forward to a scene like yours. Thanks for the preview.

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