Fountain Grass

Fountain Grass

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Pennisetum alopecuroides

Fountain Grass

Graceful, fuzzy plumes appear above the foliage in July and last well into fall. It does best in full sun and fertile, well-drained soil.

Tolerant of heat and drought.

*Deer Resistant*  

Photo courtesy of Toms Creek Nursery in Denton, North Carolina                      

Ornamental Characteristics
Category Perennial, Ornamental Grass
Foliage Type Dormant in winter
Height 2' - 4'
Spread 1' - 4'
Shape Clump-forming
Primary Foliage Color Green, medium
Seasonal Foliage Color Winter Dormant
Flowering Season Plumes late Summer into Autumn
Flower Color Creamy, White Plumes
Low Maintenance Yes - once established 
Environmental Characteristics
Growth Rate Moderate
Sun Preferences Full Sun
Water Preferences Dry: Ensure planting area provides adequate drainage.
Cold Hardiness Zone 5  to 9