Pennisetum alopecuroides Ginger Love (Fountain Grass)

Narrow, dark green leaves that transition to golden yellow and beige during fall months. Showy, silvery-white, bristly flower spikes arch outward from the clump like water spraying out of a fountain (hence the common name). Flower spikes start to brown as seeds form, and spikes persist until late fall. Clumping habit, average growth rate.

Blooms late summer to early winter

2-3 ft tall x 2-3 ft spread

HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)

Drought tolerant

Deer tolerant

Attracts birds when seeds are produced



Zone 5
Exposure Full Sun/Part Shade
Moisture Moderate/High
Native to Native
Patent Info PP26442