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Zone: 5 to 9Perennial
|Blooms early autumn to late autumn|
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Cultivar Notes - '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 textured, green leaves form a beautiful cascading, rounded clump.
Series Notes - Warm Season Grasses
Warm season grasses grow most actively during the warmer months, then flower in late summer or fall. Most go completely dormant in winter. Warm season grasses include: Andropogon, Calamagrostis brachytricha, Carex, Cortaderia, Erianthus, Hakonechloa, Miscanthus, Panicum, Pennisetum, Schizachyrium, and Sporobolus.
Genus Notes - Pennisetum
These lovely grasses are favorites, distinguished by arching, feathery bottle-brush flowers spilling over a cascading mound of foliage.