Mexican Feathergrass Details

Mexican Feathergrass

  • Also Known As: Wiregrass, Ponytail Grass
  • Botanical Name: Nassella tenuissima
  • Plant Type: Ornamental Grass
  • Light Requirement: Full Sun, Partial Shade
  • Water Demand: Low
  • Landscape Use: Deer Resistant, Border - Edge, Border - Mixed, Rock Garden, Erosion Control, Lawn Substitute
  • Ornamental Value: Green, Silver
  • Native/Adapted: Native
  • Wildlife Value:
  • Season: Spring, Summer, Fall
  • Deciduous/Evergreen: Deciduous
  • Plant Form: Upright
  • Plant Spread: 2'
  • Plant Height: 2'


Soft. Feathery grass that grows in a V-shape. Drought tolerant. Does not like to be kept wet. Plant as a specimen or in mass.

Mexican Feathergrass Photos