Please submit a search term.

Celtica gigantea

Common Name(s):
Giant feather grass, Giant needle grass, Golden oats
Category:
Ornamental Grass
Comment:

Giant feather grass is an ornamental bunchgrass in the Poaceae family, native to southern Europe, the Iberian Peninsula, and northern AfricaWhen the wind blows through the leaves the shimmer sound resembles sea waves. Giant feather grass was formerly known as Stipa gigantea.

Seasons of Interest:

    Bloom: Summer, June-September

Play Value: Wind-Shimmer & Sound; Wildlife Enhancement 

Seed: Grain 

Height:
6'-8' ft.
Zones:
5-8
Form:
Dense clumps
Tags:
play, playground, children’s garden

NCCES plant id: 3196

Celtica gigantea Celtica gigantea
Leonora (Ellie) Enking, CC-BY-SA-2.0
Celtica gigantea Celtica gigantea
A. Barra, CC-BY-SA-2.0
Celtica gigantea Close up of flowers.
Xemenendura, CC BY-SA - 4.0