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Ornamental Grasses - Pennisetum

Growing Info

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Pennisetum alopecuroides - Fountain Grass

Pennisetum alopecuroides

Common name: Fountain grass
Description:
warm season; clump forming
Foliage - green; narrow; 60-100 cm (24-40")
Flowers - August-Sept; 100-150 cm (40-60")
Conditions: full sun to light shade; moist, well-drained soil; will grow in any soil except those that are poorly drained
Coldest zone: 5, possibly colder

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Pennisetum alopecuroides 'Hameln' - Dwarf Fountain Grass

Pennisetum alopecuroides 'Hameln'

Common name: Dwarf fountain grass
Description:
warm season; clump forming
Foliage - green; narrow; 50-75 cm (20-30")
Flowers - July-September; 75-100 cm (30-40")
Conditions: full sun to light shade; moist, well-drained soil; will grow in any soil except those that are poorly drained
Coldest zone: 4

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Pennisetum orientale - Oriental Fountain grass

Pennisetum orientale

Common name: Oriental fountain grass
Description:
warm season; clump forming
Foliage - green; narrow; 40-75 cm (16-30")
Flowers - white; July-frost; 75-100 cm (30-40")
Conditions: full sun to light shade; moist, well-drained soil; will grow in any soil except those that are poorly drained
Coldest zone: 5

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