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Lumen Gold™ Fountain Grass

Pennisetum alopecuroides 'JS Jommenik' PP #27,435

Pronunciation: pen-i-SEE-tum al-o-pe-kur-OH-deez
SKU #44685
5-8

Good to grow! 5

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OVERVIEW
Description This showy grass glows in the landscape, with golden spring leaves that age to bright lemon, followed by lime green. Light, airy plumes dance softly above the foliage in later summer, persisting through winter. Fall brings colors of gold and orange. Creates a terrific contrast when used among shrubs or as a backdrop in a perennial bed. Herbaceous perennial.
Light Full sun, Partial sun
Watering Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.
Blooms Late Summer
Mature Size Reaches 1 to 2 ft. tall, 2 to 3 ft. wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Herbaceous
Special Features Easy Care, Benefits Birds
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, Container
Flower Color Brown
Foliage Color Yellow
Companion Plants Blanket Flower (Gaillardia); Tickseed (Coreopsis); Yarrow (Achillea); Sedum (Sedum); Salvia (Salvia)
CARE
Care Provide average, well-drained soil. Avoid heavy, wet clay soils. Water deeply, regularly during first growing season to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency once established. Cut back and apply a general purpose fertilizer just before new shoots appear in late winter to early spring.

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100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr.
in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.

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.