Photo Courtesy of Hoffman Nursery, Inc

Pennisetum alopecuroides Piglet (Dwarf Fountain Grass )

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

Blooms late summer
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
1.5 ft tall x 1.5-2 ft wide
Deer and rabbit resistant
Tolerant to juglone
Drought tolerant


Zone Zone 5
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade
Moisture Low to Moderate Moisture
Patent Info PP# 19,074