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ORNAMENTAL PLANTS OF HORTICULTURE VALUE

Selection of perennials

Achnatherum Beauv.
Chee Grass
Poaceae (Gramineae)

About 30 to 100 species depending on the grass classification, across Eurasia and North America. In the FSU 10 species. Genus affined to Stipa L.

A. splendens (Trin.) Nevski (Stipa splendens L.)

European Russia (southeastern regions), Central Asia, Siberia (southwestern regions) and adjacent China. In dry steppes and semideserts with saline soil.

Tufted grass 0.7-2.5 m. Leaf blades narrow, scabrous. Panicle many-flowered, 15-50 cm long, silver silky. V - early spring (some leaves overwinter) to late autumn. Fl - late spring to mid summer. Fr - early autumn. P - by seed and division. Produces dense cluster. Good for grouping. Requires well-drained soil. Z 5.

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