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Pennisetum alopecuroides

Pennisetum alopecuroides

Fountain Grass

Reddish-brown feathery spikes resembling foxtails bloom in late summer above attractive mounds of arching, bright green leaves. Creates an excellent fall effect.

Exposure:

Sun

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Height:

36-48 Inches

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Spread:

36 Inches

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Hardiness Zone:

5-9

Characteristics & Attributes for Pennisetum alopecuroides

Attributes
Long Blooming
Fall Bloomer
Cut Flower
Compact Size
Attractive Foliage
Winter Interest
Fall Foliage
Low Maintenance
Flower Color
Brown
Foliage Color
Green
Best Usage
Mass Planting
Border or Bed
Soil Moisture Preference
Average
Good Drainage
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Fall
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Spring
Summer
Fall
Winter
Growth Rate
Medium
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