Pennisetum orientale 'Fairy Tails'



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About This Product

Botanical Name: Pennisetum orientale 'Fairy Tails', Cenchrus

Common Name: Fairy Tails Fountain Grass

A warm-season ornamental grass with an upright form. Vertical foliage is finely textured and bluish-green. Airy, pinkish flower panicles are long and foxtail-like. Flowers age to a dark wheat-gold from late summer through fall. Evergreen in mild climates. Drought tolerant once established, but more robust with regular water. Sparsely spreads, if it all.

USDA Zone: Zones 9 - 10

Sunset Zone: Zones 8, 9, 14 - 24

Mature Height: 2 - 4 feet

Mature Width: 2 - 4 feet

Light Needs: Full Sun

Water Needs: Low, Moderate, Regular