What Is Mexican Feather Grass?


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Mexican feather grass is a plant with long, wispy blades. The feathery flowers move with the smallest breeze. It is used on slopes and hillsides to help control soil erosion.

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What Is Mexican Feather Grass?
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Mexican feather grass is a heat-tolerant grass native to North America. This plant grows to a height of one to two feet. Its flowers bloom in the summer and range in color from white to tan. Mexican feather grass is used in landscaping and also grows well in containers.

This plant is treated as a perennial in climates where winter temperatures do not go below 20 degrees Fahrenheit. It is considered an annual in temperatures below that. Mexican feather plants are low maintenance. No deadheading is required.

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