Exposure
Sun
Part sun
Soil Moisture Needs
Average
Growth Rate in the Garden
Medium
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Nature Attraction
Songbirds
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Fall
Bloom Color
White
Pink
Attributes
Ground Cover
Salt Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
For Bird Lovers
Good Cut Flowers
Water Requirements
Prefers well-drained soil
Picture courtesy of Hoffman Nursery

Pennisetum alopecuroides 'Piglet'

Fountain Grass

This Fountain Grass has narrow-medium green leaves and light pink to white bottle-brush flowers that grow on spikes.

Height:

12-18 in

Spacing:

12-24

Bloom Color:

White/Light Pink

Pennisetum (pen-i-see'-tum)

Family: Poaceae · Common Name: Fountain Grass

This genus offers a nice selection of fountain grasses of various sizes and foliage and plume colors. The fuzzy foxtail plumes grace the arching stems in the early summer through the winter garden. Excellent for containers, borders and en mass plantings.

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