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
Drought tolerant
Tolerant to juglone

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

These dark blue perennials grow in an erect habit above blue-green foliage. Upright, clump-forming habit.

ALL PARTS OF THE PLANT ARE POISONOUS. The common name ‘Monkshood’ comes from the cowled upper sepal’s resemblance to the cloth hood worn by medieval monks.

Blooms late summer to early fall
4-6 ft tall x 2 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Deer resistant
Attracts hummingbirds, bees and butterflies

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Upright lime-green flowers rise above light green soft velvety leaves. Partially folded toothed scalloped lobes are hairy, making the leaves sparkle with the morning dew.

Blooms from late spring to early summer
1-1.5 ft tall x 1.5-2 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts butterflies
Deer and rabbit resistant
Self-seeding; remove spent flowers to avoid spread

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Dome-like mauve-pink flowers blooms on multiple purple-spotted stems and deep green, ovate, coarsely toothed foliage. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid-summer to early fall
3-5 ft tall x 2-4 ft spread
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Tolerant to juglone

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Masses of rich, golden yellow ray flowers with dark brown centres bloom on bright green, hairy foliage in a compact habit. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early to late summer
2-3 ft tall x 1.5-2 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Drought tolerant
Deer and rabbit resistant
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds

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This perennial features tall upright stems bearing green leaves that become topped with clusters of delicate rose buds that open to reveal deep rose-pink flowers that are followed by bronze seed heads. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms late summer to early fall
2-2.5 ft tall x 1.5-2 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Drought tolerant
Deer and rabbit resistant
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Salt tolerant

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This tall, clump-forming perennial features multi-branched hairy stems each topped with a spire that blooms to reveal tiny purple flowers. The foliage is comprised of sharply serrated lanceolate green leaves. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid-summer
2-4 ft tall x 1-2.5 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Drought tolerant
Deer and rabbit resistant
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds

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

Blooms late summer
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
1-2 ft tall x 1-2 ft wide
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant
Tolerant to juglone

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

Blooms late summer
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
3-4 ft tall x 2-3 ft wide
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant
Tolerant to juglone

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