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Pennisetum alopecuroides

Common Name(s):
Fountain grass
Cultivar(s):
Little Bunny
Categories:
Groundcover, Ornamental Grass
Comment:

Warm season grass; variable species; narrow green leaves turn golden yellow in fall; arching green leaves and flowers; self seeds. This plant is highly resistant to deer grazing.

Pennisetum alopecroides 'Hamelin'

Pennisetum alopecroides 'Moudry'

 

Light:
Sun to partial shade
Height:
2-4 ft.
Hardiness:
5 to 9
Foliage:
Graceful, loosely tufted erect-stemmed medium to bright green lance-shaped leaves tapering to a fine point
Flower:
Silver flower cluster
Zones:
5-9
Habit:
Deciduous
Site:
Sun
Size:
Height 24-36 in. with a spread of 2-4 ft.
Texture:
Fine
Form:
Upright, open mound; fine texture
Soil:
Well-drained, moderately fertile soil; moderate drought tolerance
Inflorescence:
Dense, cylindrical inflorescence from mid summer to fall; color ranges from dark purple to cream white; good in fresh or dry arrangements; shatters before winter
Growth Rate:
Moderate
Tags:
deciduous, apvg, deer resistant

NCCES plant id: 330

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Pennisetum alopecuroides 'Viridescens' Pennisetum alopecuroides 'Viridescens'
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