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Pennisetum Grass Plants

Pennisetum 'Alopecuroides' Grass Plant (2L Pot)

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Potted Pennisetum Grass - Description

  • Pennisetum Grass Plant
  • AKA Oriental Fountain Grass
  • Evergreen Grass
  • Speices: Orientale
  • Variety: Orientale 'Alopecuroides'
  • Potted Grass Plant
  • Pot Size: 2 Litre Pot

Potted Pennisetum Grass - Characteristics

  • Excellent Pennisetum grass
  • Forming masses of slender, arching leaves
  • Habit: Clump Forming
  • Final Height: 70cm
  • Flower: Bristle Feather Heads Appear from Slender Foliage in Mid Summer
  • Flowers Last into Winter
  • Only Half Hardy to -5°C

Potted Pennisetum Grass - Planting Instructions

  • Soak pot for about 3 minutes before planting
  • Dig hole roughly twice the size of the plant pot
  • Handle pots with care
    • Squeeze side of pots to remove plant
  • Plant grass so that the root ball top is level with existing soil level
  • Firm in well
  • Soak soil well after planting
  • Protect from frost in Winter
  • Cut back to ground level each Spring

Potted Pennisetum Grass - Uses / Location

  • Great addition to flower beds & herbaceous borders
  • Use to add movement to flower beds
  • Soft, slender leaves sway in the breeze
  • Feathery plumes soften planting schemes
  • Pennisetum look great when planted in blocks & groups
  • Ideal for pots or containers
  • Happy in most soils
  • Avoid wet soils
  • Contrasts well with bold & architectural plants
  • This Pennisetum grass grows well on coastal or exposed sites
  • Ideal for informal, cottage or grassland planting schemes
  • Use in cut flower garden
  • Pennisetum companion plants include Phormiums, Fatsia, Heuchera, Weiglea Purpurea & other grasses
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