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Fountain Grass
Pennisetum alopecuroides

 

Planted as a border or in clumps to accent your landscape with good point of interest.

Not Native

 

Dependable grass with beauty and versatility. Produces a clump of narrow, half-inch shiny green leaves that fade to golden yellow in fall. Valued for its flower spikes that are popular cut flowers. Showy single specimen or lined up for edging. Herbaceous.

 

Average size in the landscape: ALS-2-3'T x 2-3'W

Average height: 3' w/bloom

Color: Cream colored plume

Bloom Time: Late Summer-Fall

Exposure: Full Sun to Part Shade

Water Usage: Drought tolerant once established