Grass 'Ginger Love/Desert Plains' Fountain Grass (Pennisetum alopecuroides)

Name Grass 'Ginger Love/Desert Plains' Fountain Grass
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 red-purple then turn to tan. This grass is a show-stopper! Pictures from Walters Gardens Inc.

Location: Full Sun
Size: 30" inches tall
Flower Color: Red, purple, tan
Bloom Time: July, August
Soil Conditions: medium, dry
Trim/Prune: Cut to the ground in Spring
  • Deer Resistant
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