Chinese Fountain Grass

Chinese Fountain Grass

Easy and ethereal.

 
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An ethereal grass with narrow, arching, seep green foliage that turns golden shades in autumn.
The soft, feathery plumes are ripe for the picking and can even be dried. Left in the garden they create a gorgeous treat that changes with the day’s light, a textural delight crying out to be touched. They begin early summer and last in to autumn or even winter.
Useful as a specimen plant, as part of a border, grouped or even in containers.
Tolerant of poor soils and dry conditions, Chinese Fountain Grass is perfect for a sunny garden spot and won’t need much attention to look good. Water to establish, then you only need worry if rainfall is low.
Another common name for this Pennisetum is Foxtail grass.


Supplied as: Pots
Size: 10cm

Code

PSCCF

Botantical name

Pennisetum alopecuroides

Height

60-90cm

Width

60-90cm

Flowers

Summer to Autumn

Climate

Cool to Mediterranean

Availability

Australia wide

Frost hardiness

Fully Hardy

Aspect

Full Sun to Semi Shade

Supplied as

Pots

Size

10cm

Water needs

1