Pennisetum alopecuroides Cayenne™ (Fountain Grass) PP #31,097
UGA INFERTILE GRASS Collection
(a.k.a Pennisetum ‘Tift PA18’)
(Chinese Fountain Grass, Foxtail Grass)
Dark red bottlebrush blooms rise above mounding green foliage. Height 3'. PP #31,097.
Pennisetum attracts birds to the garden. 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. Warm season grass. Deer resistant.
- USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 5-9
- Exposure: Full Sun, Part Shade
- Bloom Time(s): July-November