Giant Stipa: Care Tips


The giant stipa is a grass that, as the name suggests, is well known to reach beautiful heights.

Easy to maintain, it finds its place very well in a massive grass but also isolated for its beautiful decorative power.

In summary, what you need to know:

: Stipa gigantea
Family: Poaceae
Type: Perennial, grass

: 2 m
Exposure: Sunny
Ground: Ordinary, well drained

: Persistent

Flowering: July to October

Photo: By A. Barra (Own work) [GFDL ( or CC-BY-3.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons

Plantation of giant stipa:

Indifferently, in spring or fall.
Choose a sunny place.

  • Multiplication by division of a tuft in autumn.

Size of the giant stipa:

No size is necessary but it is nevertheless better to fold the stems at the end of winter.

If you want to reduce your stipa, wait for the end of flowering.

To know about giant stipa:

This very large perennial is part of grasses and offers beautiful golden stubble from summer to fall.

You can install stipa in perennials or shrubs, but also in isolation or to highlight its beautiful foliage.

Its maintenance is very easy.

Smart advice on giant stipa:

This grass adapts particularly to poor soils.

To read also:

  • The multiplication of perennials by division of the tuft.

  • Grasses, idea and decoration

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