Pennisetum setaceum
FOUNTAIN GRASS, AFRICAN FOUNTAIN GRASS
Poaceae

 
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Plant type: evergreen soft-wooded perennial or grass

Hardiness zones: 10-13

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to warm low sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: high wind
1m
Plant habit
 
0.75m

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Pennisetum setaceum
FOUNTAIN GRASS, AFRICAN FOUNTAIN GRASS
Poaceae

 

  Plant type: evergreen soft-wooded perennial or grass

Hardiness zones: 10-13

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to warm low sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: high wind
1m
Plant habit
 
0.75m

FEATURES

Flowers: pink & purple-brown

Flowering Time: early summer to late autumn


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits mediterranean, oriental, contemporary, coastal, cottage & bush designs

Uses: informal hedge, informal edging, mass planting, accents, border, soil binding

Growth rate: average

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average

Animals: deer resistant



HAZARDS

Weed Potential: yes






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