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Fountain Grass

Pennisetum alopecuroides

Pronunciation: pen-i-SEE-tum al-o-pe-kur-OH-deez
SKU #00574
4-9

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OVERVIEW
Description Dependable grass with beauty and versatility. Produces a clump of narrow, half-inch shiny green leaves that fade to golden yellow in fall. Valued for its flower spikes that are popular cut flowers. Showy single specimen or lined up for edging. Herbaceous.
Light Full sun
Watering Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.
Blooms Mid to Late Summer
Mature Size Arching to 2 to 3 ft. tall and wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Herbaceous
Special Features Easy Care
Growth Rate Moderate
Growth Habit Clumping
Flower Attributes Showy Plumes
STYLE
Flower Color White
Foliage Color Green
CARE
Care Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. For a neat appearance, remove old foliage before new leaves emerge. Divide clumps every 2 to 3 years in early spring.
HISTORY
Lore Fountain grass is considered dangerously invasive in many western states.

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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.