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Fountain Grass

Pennisetum alopecuroides

Also known as

Chinese Pennisetum, Swamp Foxtail Grass, Chinese fountain grass

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Full Sun
Moderate care
Light watering
Frost Hardy

H4

RHS hardiness

-10°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1.5m

Max

1.5m

1m

Min

1m

5 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Fountain Grass Overview

This species of grass will range from grey-green to deep red or soft, golden yellow. The flowers will bloom from soft pink to cream they are bottle-brush shaped and feathery.

How to propagate Fountain Grass

Seed

You can propagate from seed in early spring.

Division

Division in late spring or early summer.

Special features of Fountain Grass

Attracts bees

Other uses of Fountain Grass

Ornamental, foliage, dried arrangements, border, container

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