Niche Gardens - North Carolina (NC) Native Pants

Pennisetum alopecuroides


Full Sun
Drought Tolerant
Cut Flowers
Dried Flowers
Attracts Birds

Pennisetum alopecuroides 'Cassian' (Poaceae)
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Fountain Grass

Fountain Grass is the perfect mid-sized grass, offering arching foliage at 2' and fall blooms at 3'. 'Cassian' was selected for improved coloration of the foliage: the leaves turn golden with burgundy tones in the fall, and are topped with contrasting silver plumes. Plant in full sun; especially showy en masse.

Bloom color: silver
Bloom period: early-fall
Height: 2-3'
Spread: 2-4'
Zones: 5-9

Container size: Qt.
Price: $12
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