Photo Courtesy of Hoffman Nursery, Inc

Pennisetum alopecuroides Cassian (Fountain Grass)

This graceful clump-forming warm season grass features narrow medium to dark green leaves that lighten to gold, then to beige in autumn, while showy creamy pink bottlebrush flower panicles appear in late summer. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms late summer
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
2-2.5 ft tall x 2-2.5 ft wide
Deer and rabbit resistant
Tolerant to juglone
Drought tolerant


Zone Zone 5
Exposure Full Sun
Moisture Low to Moderate Moisture