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Mexican Feather Grass

Nassella tenuissima


Height - 2 feet

Width - 2 feet

Plant Type

Native ornamental grass

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Full sun to part shade

Other common names


Ponytail Grass, Feathergrass,

Mexican Feather

Save Water   Low water required
More Color   Grass is green for most of the year, with tan seed heads
Attract Wildlife   Birds eat the seeds
Reduce Maintenance   Very low maintenance
Texas Tough    This ornamental grass is very drought tolerant

Interesting Facts

Small, soft ornamental grass that resembles a pony tail blowing in the wind.  Great addition to a xeriscape/rock garden.  May need to be divided every year or so.

Mexican Feather Grass in Frisco

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