Mexican Feather Grass

Nassella tenuissima

Delicate and graceful leaves and airy flower heads sway gently with the slightest breeze. Readily reseeds to naturalize in meadows or on slopes. Combine with Sedums and Asters or tuck into a rock garden. Not recommended for California gardens, where it has been identified as invasive. Herbaceous.

  • Light Needs: Full Sun
  • Water Needs: Once established, needs only occasional watering.
  • Bloom Season: Summer
  • Habit: Upright
  • USDA Zone: 6-10

Photos and information courtesy of Monrovia Nursery.

NOTE: This is a summer grass and it will grow taller and fill out in the summer months. The photo is representative of what the grass will look like.