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Stipa pulchra - Purple Needlegrass (Seed)

Stipa pulchra - Purple Needlegrass (Seed)

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  • Stipa pulchra - Purple Needlegrass (Seed)
    • Stipa pulchra - Purple Needlegrass (Seed)
    • Stipa pulchra - Purple Needlegrass (Seed)
    • Stipa pulchra - Purple Needlegrass (Seed)

    Stipa pulchra - Purple Needlegrass (Seed)

    A Southern California native bunchgrass that is both showy (purple seed heads) and tough. Recommended for dry, hot areas and clay soils. The official state grass of California.

    Details

    Plant Characteristics
    Species NameStipa pulchra
    Common NamePurple Needlegrass
    Plant TypeGrasses/Grass-Like
    Height by Width2ft. x 2ft.
    Flower ColorNone
    Flowering MonthsMarch, April, May, June
    Sun ExposureInland-Part Sun
    Water RequirementLow
    Soil TypeAny
    Sowing SeasonSpring/Summer
    Sowing Difficulty Level*Easy
     
    Sowing Rates
    1 oz270 sq ft
    1/4 lbs1080 sq ft
    1/2 lbs2150 sq ft
    1 lbs4365 sq ft
    10lbs per acre

    * Sowing difficulty levels:
    • Easy: Sow in-ground or in pots with simple or no pretreatment
    • Moderate: Sow in-ground or in pots with pretreatment; may produce staggered germination
    • Difficult: Sow in pots with pretreatment and stratification; may produce staggered germination
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