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Pennisetum alopecuroides Foxtrot (Giant Fountain Grass)

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

Blooms late summer
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
4-5 ft tall x 4-5 ft wide
Deer and rabbit resistant
Tolerant to juglone
Drought tolerant


Zone Zone 5
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade
Moisture Moderate to Full Moisture