Desert Plains Fountain Grass
Pennisetum alopecuroides 'Desert Plains' PP #20,751
Once established, requires only occasional watering.
We no longer grow this plant
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|Botanical Pronunciation||pen-ih-SEE-tum al-oh-pek-yur-OH-id-eez|
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate grower 3-4 ft. tall and wide.|
|Bloom Time||Mid to Late Summer|
|Flower Attribute||Showy Plumes|
|Garden Style||Contemporary, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Border, Woodland Garden, Cutting Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Patent Act||Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.|
|Special Feature||Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Fall Color|
|Watering Needs||Once established, requires only occasional watering.|
Provide average, well drained soil. Avoid heavy, wet clay soils. In mild winter areas, shear to 6" above ground in fall or spring and fertilize to rejuvenate. Treat as an annual in colder winter climates.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 5 - 9