Niche Gardens - North Carolina (NC) Native Pants

Pennisetum alopecuroides


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Drought Tolerant
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Pennisetum alopecuroides 'Foxtrot' (Poaceae)
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Foxtrot Fountain Grass

At 4-5', 'Foxtrot' is a large and vigorous Fountain Grass. Narrow leaves form a dense clump, as wide as tall, with a cascading effect. In midsummer, bottlebrush-like plumes top this impressive grass, creamy with rose and purple tones, followed by rich gold in fall.

Bloom color: white
Bloom period: fall
Height: 4-5'
Spread: 4-5'
Zones: 5-9

Container size: Gal.
Price: $18
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