75cm. Anemanthele lessoniana, E.A.Bowles, Pheasant's Tail Grass, syn.Stipa arundinacea Earnest Augustus Bowles (1865-1954) was a leading horticulturist, botanical artist and garden writer of his day, accomplishments that were all the more remarkable as he wasn’t formally trained. Common Name. This type of ornamental grass is magnificent and provides year-round interest to your garden from colour to movement and structure. Sign up for our exclusive monthly lists of new and rare plants for sale. Anemanthele lessoniana (Pheasant's tail grass) will reach a height of 1m and a spread of 1.2m after 2-5 years. It is also known by its previous scientific name, Stipa arundinacea. Anemanthele lessoniana is: Semi evergreen. Plant Anemanthele lessoniana in large drifts for maximum impact. Common Name – Pheasant’s Tail Grass or New Zealand Wind Grass and Gossamer … 2 Litre Pot. Anemanthele lessoniana Grass description Here you'll find our range of Anemanthele lessoniana Grass which are great for punctuating perennial borders or creating patio features. In summer this grass is streaked orange-brown and it then turns to orange brown all over in winter, when there may be less to catch your eye in the garden. Pheasant’s Tail Grass, New Zealand Wind Grass. Stipa arundinacea - Pheasant's Tail Grass - Anemanthele lessoniana £8.95 Product ref: G7K007 One of the best and most versatile evergreen grasses, this will thrive in sun or shade, and glows shades of copper, gold and bronze-orange - hence the common name of Pheasant's Tail Grass. Lambley Gardens & Nursery, 395 Lesters Road,  Ascot,  Victoria 3364Phone +61 (03) 5343 4303,  Fax +61 (03) 5343 4257. Pheasant’s Tail Grass, New Zealand Wind Grass. In late summer wispy stems of small, purple flowers are produced. This used to be called Stipa arundinacea and is like a slightly larger version of its better known relative – Stipa tenuissima.Amy – our resident grass expert – thinks that Stipa tenuissima is for the sea side but this is more suitable for inland cottage gardens.. From New Zealand. Stipa arundinacea.The Pheasant grass. Genus. Hi. RHS A 50cm. Stipa arundinacea) 6 × 9cm pots: £41.94 £20.97: 6 × 9cm pots £41.94 £20.97: 9cm pot £6.99: Quantity: in stock (shipped in 3-5 working days) Buy Buy. Anemanthele lessoniana 'Sirocco' (formerly Stipa arundinacea) Sirocco Pheasants's Tail Grass, New Zealand Wind Grass A semi-evergreen ornamental grass with arching, medium green leaf blades. Architectural, Beds and borders, City, Coastal, Cottage/Informal, Garden edging, Gravel, Low Maintenance, Prairie planting It is native to New Zealand and is commonly referred to as New Zealand wind grass, or sometimes as 'Bent', 'Pheasant's tail' or 'Gossamer' grass. An eye-catching addition to any garden, their colour intensifies in the colder months and they come alive … Royal Horticultural Society Award of Garden Merit Winner, Lambley Nursery, 395 Lesters Road, Ascot, Victoria 3364. The only known species is Anemanthele lessoniana, often called gossamer grass or New Zealand wind grass or pheasant's tail grass. Stock levels are kept fully updated on our website. They stay this colour right through the winter. Hardiness: frost hardy (needs winter protection) Pheasant's tail is a wonderful grass that provides year-round colour, movement and structure. Stipa arundinacea - Pheasant's Tail Grass - Anemanthele lessoniana £8.95 Product ref: G7K007 One of the best and most versatile evergreen grasses, this will thrive in sun or shade, and glows shades of copper, gold and bronze-orange - hence the common name of Pheasant's Tail Grass. Anemanthele lessoniana, E.A.Bowles, Pheasant's Tail Grass, syn.Stipa arundinacea Earnest Augustus Bowles (1865-1954) was a leading horticulturist, botanical artist and garden writer of his day, accomplishments that were all the more remarkable as he wasn’t formally trained. Pheasant's tail grass Delicate fine spikes of brilliant gold make this evergreen grass a spectacular foliage plant. Rate of growth: fast-growing. The delicate looking blooms and the leaves themselves make a wonderful cut or dried arrangement. This type of ornamental grass is magnificent and provides year-round interest to your garden from colour to movement and structure. The evergreen foliage slowly turns a rich bronze-brown shade for a stunning winter display. Suggested uses. Also called Stipa arundinacea. Our grasses can be used in a variety of ways to decorate your garden, such as planting along pathways, enhancing entrances and archways or used to create a focal point in the garden. Stock levels are kept fully updated on our website. Stipa arundinacea. Pheasant's tail grass Delicate fine spikes of brilliant gold make this evergreen grass a spectacular foliage plant. Anemanthele lessoniana (Stipa arundinacea) - Pheasant's Tail Grass. Feathery green-purple flower heads emerge in summer. Suggested uses. Anemanthele lessoniana (Pheasant's tail grass) A tuft forming clump of very fine leaves that are mid-green early in the year, but turn orange-bronze from autumn. The evergreen foliage slowly turns a rich bronze-brown shade for a stunning winter display. Grow in light to medium, well-drained soil in full sun. Position – Part shade, or afternoon shade. *These seeds cannot be shipped to the country of Australia. Looking for your experience of hard pruning/care of established pheasants tail grass (anemanthele lessoniana). Syn. Foliage turns copper-pink in fall. Sp. In summer fine tawny orange/brown glossy seedheads arch gracefully within the foliage. There was a time in the not too distant past, when life was simple and this gorgeous ornamental grass was simply known as Pheasant’s Tail Grass or, for those that had been to college, Stipa arundinacea. pheasant's tail grass (syn. Lovely planted with red Salvias and Echinaceas. This is a naturally rare grass in the wild but it is widely cultivated for use as an attractive ornamental garden plant. Flowering period: June to September. Stipa arundinacea. This is a semi evergreen grass, close to freezing it will die back in winter and will need to be cut back to the ground in winter. Anemanthele lessoniana is an ideal ornamental grass for your garden that creates a stunning winter display. Compared to ubiquitous carex and calamagrostis, Anemanthele lessoniana is a less-frequently used ornamental grass (not to mention a bit of a mouthful!). 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