California Native Plants
Yerba Buena Nursery

Nassella pulchra - Purple Needle Grass
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Botanic Name: Nassella pulchra
Common Name: Purple Needle Grass
Size: 2'h x 2'w
Sun: Sun-Part Shade
H20: Occ.H2O/dry
Deer Resistant
Resistance: high
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A medium sized grass that was once a dominant species of California prairies, Purple Needle Grass has slender foliage that forms a graceful clump 1 foot tall and wide, with beautiful airy flowers and seedheads that reach to 3 feet tall. Rather unremarkable as a lone specimen, this grasses' beauty reveals itself in a mass. When the clumps of foliage create a pattern on the land, and the flowers all blow together in the wind, we catch a glimpse of the California that was. Very adaptable to coastal or inland gardens, water or drought, clay or sandy soil. Do provide sun.

This plant IS LISTED on our most current availability list. (Printer friendly page generated on February 17, 2018.)
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