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Ginger Love Fountain Grass

Pennisetum alopecuroides 'Ginger Love' PP #26,442

Pronunciation: pen-i-SEE-tum al-o-pe-kur-OH-deez
SKU #43986
5-9

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OVERVIEW
Description Big, showy, upright, red plumes appear in late summer and persist through winter on this easy-care ornamental grass. Terrific contrast for use in rock gardens, borders, foundation plantings, or in perennial beds. Herbaceous perennial.
Light Full sun, Partial sun
Watering Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.
Blooms Late Summer into Fall
Mature Size Reaches 2 to 3 ft tall and wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Herbaceous
Special Features Easy Care, Waterwise
Growth Rate Moderate
Flower Attributes Showy Plumes
Patent Act Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
STYLE
Landscape Use Border
Foliage Color Green
Companion Plants Blanket Flower (Gaillardia); Tickseed (Coreopsis); Yarrow (Achillea); Sedum (Sedum); Salvia (Salvia)
CARE
Care Thrives in average, well-drained soils; avoid heavy, wet clay soils. Water deeply and regularly during first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Once established, reduce frequency; tolerates mild drought. Deadhead plums when the seed begins to drop. Cut foliage back just before new shoots appear in late winter to early spring.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-9

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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.