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Pennisetum alopecuroides (Fountain Grass)

This graceful clump-forming warm season grass features narrow green leaves that lighten to beige in autumn, while showy silvery-pink bottlebrush flower panicles appear in late summer, turning darker with the colder weather. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms late summer
HARDY to -10°F (-23°C)
2.5-5 ft tall x 2.5-5 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