Fountain Grass (Pennisetum Alopecuroides) Is one of the most popular ornamental grasses. Fountain Grass seeds are easy to grow, and this variety produces a 32-inch tall mound of narrow green foliage. In the late summer bottle, brush-like plumes of pale brown appear.
A mass grouping of these ornamental grasses is very striking. The plumes of Pennisetum alopecuroides Fountain Grass make excellent cut flowers and can be preserved.
Season: Perennial USDA Zones: 5 - 9 Height: 32 inches Width: 32 inches Foliage Color: Purple Flower Color: Long, arching, pale brownish inflorescences Growth Rate: Moderate Fall Color: No change Soil Requirement: Well-drained soils, pH 5.8 - 6.8 Environment: Full sun
Temperature: 72F or more Average Germ Time: 14 - 21 days Light Required: No Depth: Surface sow Sowing Rate: 3 seeds per plant Moisture: Keep seeds moist until germination Plant Spacing: 32 inches