Pennisetum setaceum (rupellii) (Green)



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About This Product

Botanical Name: Pennisetum setaceum, Pennisetum rupellii, Cenchrus setaceus

Common Name: Fountain Grass

A deciduous, warm-season ornamental grass with a neat, fountain-like form. Feathery, red flower panicles are fuzzy and foxtail-like. Blooms start in summer, aging to a creamy-tan in fall. Medium green foliage is finely textured and arching. Heat and drought tolerant once established. Aggresively self-sows, depending on the location. Invasive in some areas.

USDA Zone: Zones 8 - 11

Sunset Zone: Zones 8 - 24; H1, H2

Mature Height: 2 - 4 feet

Mature Width: 2 - 3 feet

Light Needs: Full Sun

Water Needs: Low, Moderate

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