Ginger Love Fountain Grass

Pennisetum alopecuroides 'Ginger Love' PP #26,442

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43986
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.
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Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.

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Botanical Pronunciationpen-i-SEE-tum al-o-pe-kur-OH-deez
Average Size at MaturityReaches 2 to 3 ft tall and wide.
Bloom TimeLate Summer into Fall
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeShowy Plumes
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleContemporary, Mediterranean, Rustic
Growth HabitRounded
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Rock Garden, Cutting Garden, Wildlife Garden, Urban Garden
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Special FeatureEasy Care, Waterwise, Tolerates Urban Pollution
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsOnce established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.

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.

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This Plant's Growing Zones: 5 - 9

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