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Fountain Grass Pennisetum alopecuroides
1. Desert Plains
This large fountain grass makes a great focal point in a sunny landscape. Many consider it to be the best hardy pennisetum available today.The finely... 12C-South Click to display 48" 36"-48" 5-9 8" Green
2. Red Head
It begins to show its huge, bottlebrush plumes in mid to late summer. Deep purple buds mature to smoky purple plumes that can measure a... 12C-South Click to display 36"-48" 24"-36" 5-9 8" Green
Fountain Grass (Dwarf Purple) Pennisetum setaceum 
3. Red Riding Hood
A dwarf form of 'Rubrum', this rich burgundy- colored fountain grass does wonders for any container garden. 'Red Riding Hood' adds height without outgrowing its... 4C-N,12C-S Click to display 18"-30" 12" 5-9 PW Trade Gal
Fountain Grass (Dwarf) Pennisetum alopecuroides
4. Burgundy Bunny
Of all the hardy perennial grasses we offer, this is the only miniature variety to show some red color in summer followed by all-over blazing... 12C-South Click to display 12"-16" 16" 5-9 8" Terra Cotta
5. Cassian
Similar in appearance to 'Hameln', this selection blooms about 2 weeks later and holds its seed heads for a longer period. The narrow, mid-green leaves... 12C-South Click to display 24"-36" 24"-30" 5-9 8" Green
6. Ginger Love
If you like 'Red Head,' you will love this dwarf selection. Its smaller size makes it easy to fit into most gardens. Long, plump, reddish... 12C-South Click to display n/a 24"-36" 24"-36" 5-9 8" Green
7. Hameln
'Hameln' has finely textured leaves that are especially lovely when backlit by the early morning or late afternoon sun. Soft, greenish-cream colored panicles begin to... 12C-South Click to display 24"-36" 12"-24" 5-9 8" Green
Fountain Grass (Miniature)
8. Little Bunny
A truly miniature fountain grass, 'Little Bunny' stands only 18" tall when in bloom. Cute cream-colored, tufted seed heads look like a bunch of little... 12C-South   16"-20" 20"-24" 5-9 8" Green
9. Piglet
This new dwarf fountain grass tops out at around 18 inches tall. Much larger and more substantial than P. 'Little Bunny.' Pennisetum 'Piglet' grows to... 12C-South Click to display 10"-18" 12"-24" 5-9 8" Green
Fountain Grass (Oriental) Pennisetum orientale
10. Karley Rose
Uniform, upright clumps of gracefully arching, deep green foliage erupt into soft rose-purple plumes from early summer until frost. Enjoy its subtle straw color in... 12C-South Click to display 36"-40" 24"-36" 5-9 8" Terra Cotta
Fountain Grass (Purple) Pennisetum setaceum 
11. Rubrum
Gracefully arching, wine-purple foliage topped with burgundy, soft bottlebrush plumes up to 1' long appear in midsummer. Enjoy its winter interest too-the plumes and the... 4C-N,12C-S Click to display 30"-36" 18"-24" 9 1 Gallon White
Fountain Grass (Variegated Red)
12. Fireworks
The first-ever variegated Purple Fountain Grass! This striking cultivar was discovered and selected from a batch of P. ‘Rubrum’. The new leaves are... 4C-N,12C-S Click to display 24"-36" 24" 9-11 1 Gallon White
Fountain Grass (Variegated)
13. Sky Rocket
Green leaves with white striped margins form a beautiful vase-like clump topped with smoky pink, arching plumes that turn cream as they age. Since... 4C-N,12C-S Click to display 24"-30" 16"-20" 10-11 PW Trade Gal
Millet (Pearl) Pennisetum purpureum
14. Vertigo
Large grass that is a great architectural element in the garden. The spiky dark purple foliage has presence. 4C-N,12C-S Click to display n/a 36"-48" 24"-36" 8-11 8" Green
Ornamental Millet Pennisetum glaucum
15. Jade Princess
New chartreuse color in a "grasslike" form with a controlled and upright, mounded habit. Thrives in heat and sun. 3D-South Click to display 36"-48" 18"-24" n/a 4" Green
16. Purple Baron
Simply majestic, 'Purple Baron's' shiny, purple-burgundy foliage is the richest, darkest of all millets. Add a vertical, contrasting punch to beds of pastel pink, white,... 3D-South Click to display 30"-36" 12"-14" 9-11 4˝" White
17. Purple Majesty
Bold purple foliage and deep maroon 8-12" flower plumes make a dramatic addition to your garden or landscape. Striking in large containers, at the center... 3D-South Click to display 48"-5' 24"-48" 9-11 4˝" White
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