Grass - Desert Plains (Pennisetum alopecuroides)

Name Grass - Desert Plains
Botanical Name Pennisetum alopecuroides

An improved 'Hameln ' grass. The leaves are narrow and green that form an upright vase-shaped clump. The bottle brush plumes emerge in August and start out a smoky purple then turn to tan. This grass is a show-stopper!

Size: 3-4 ft tall by 3-4 ft wide
Flower Color: purple, tan
Soil Conditions: medium, dry
Trim/Prune: Cut to the ground in Spring
  • Deer Resistant
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