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Stipa tirsa

Synonym(s) Stipa stenophylla
Family poaceae
Life cycle perennial
Flowers white
Size 3'

Clump-forming upright grass with silvery-hairy flowers/seedheads.

This plant used to grow in our garden, but it slipped away...

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Seed-starting details for this plant

  1. Seed from Jelitto '09 purchase. Baggy 35F (8w) - 70F (50%G, 3d).
    Also baggy 70F (32) - 35F (7w) - 70F (no G, 16d)
  2. Same seed as above. Baggy 35F (9w) - 70F (82%G, 3d)

Jelitto suggested warm - cold - cool germination; in trials above, it worked better without the initial warm stage.

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