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1. Choose a spot on your property that receives at least 6 hours of sun per day.
2. Prepare your soil by clearing the area of all existing growth.
3. Mix the Wildflower seeds with sand for better visibility.
4. After spreading the seed, we recommend compressing the seed into the soil.
5. After planting, give the area a good water.
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We first introduced our "Gardens in a Box" over a decade ago and despite our efforts, we sell out every season.
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Great plants to solve gardening challenges.
Professionally-designed flower bulb collections that will combine beautifully.
Spring-Planted Flower Bulbs (like Gladiolus & Dahlias) will bloom in summer.
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A giant growing ornamental grass with tall, graceful flower spikes in late spring, this plant thrives in heat and poor, well drained soils. Drought resistant/drought tolerant plant (xeric).
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Plant Shipping: Buy now and we will ship your order at the ideal planting time for your region. Spring-Planted Perennial and Bulb orders will ship from February 27-June 30, warmest zones first.
Most plant and bulb orders arrive within 2-6 days, or less, of leaving our greenhouses in Colorado. This prompt delivery is provided without additional express charges.
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Giant feather grass
from Salt Lake City, UT
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Comments about High Country Gardens Stipa gigantea:
Tall, airy, everyone remarks on it. I have one on a test and am waiting for HCG to have more in stock. I'd gladly have a dozen. Unlike the Mexican feather grass (stipa tenuissima), giant feather grass doesn't appear to freely spread its seeds. Perhaps I'll notice seedlings in the spring. I've selected a full sun, dry rock garden location and am quite stingy with water and mulch. It's really one of my standout plants in a fully xeriscaped yard.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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A true beauty when sun his dew on efflouresence
from Hampshire Co WV
We had a gorgeous specimen I loved to watch when the sun rose and hit the dew on his seed heads. Like sparkling stars. Magical. Then the contractor destroyed it without telling me so I could save it. I hunted over 5 years to find a source. It needs to be where it can be seen in early morning with the dew. I hope my current plant grows up to be like its predecessor. A fantastic grass. Very hard to find.
To determine if a plant is sufficiently cold hardy, the USDA created numbered zones indicating winter low temperatures; the lower the zone number the colder the winter.
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