Pennisetum alopecuroides (Fountain Grass)

(Chinese Fountain Grass. Foxtail Grass)

Arching foliage, foxtail-like blooms in summer and remain and fall and winter for interest. Height 3-4′.

Arching foliage, foxtail-like blooms emerge pinkish rose and age to beautiful tan fall color. Height 3-4’.

Prefers average, medium to wet well drained soil. Drought tolerant when established. Tolerates air pollution, dry soils, and wet soils. Intolerant of poorly drained soils. May self seed in the garden. Warm season grass. Deer resistant.

  • USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 5-9
  • Exposure: Full Sun, Part Shade
  • Bloom Time(s): July-November