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December 8, 2019

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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 PW Trade Gal
2. Foxtrot
This grass forms a dense clump of foliage as tall as it is wide. The narrow, green leaves turn a stunning golden color in the...   Click to display 48"-5' 24" 5-9 8" Terra Cotta
3. Puppy Love
This seedling of 'Ginger Love' has the same intermediate height as its parent, but with noticeably darker seed heads. Its graceful, arching habit has medium...   Click to display 30"-36" 30"-36" 5-9 8" Terra Cotta
4. 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...   Click to display 36"-48" 24"-36" 5-9 8" Green
Pennisetum messiacum 
5. Red Bunny Tails
Glossy green foliage with burgundy highlights, and stockier, Cattail-like flowers that mimick a rabbit's foot. Excellent for large containers and as a focal point in...   Click to display 18"-36" 18"-24" 7-10 6" Green
Fountain Grass (Dwarf Purple) Pennisetum setaceum 
6. 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...   Click to display 18"-30" 12" 5-9 PW Trade Gal
Fountain Grass (Dwarf) Pennisetum alopecuroides
7. 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
8. 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...   Click to display 24"-36" 24"-30" 5-9 8" Green
9. 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...   Click to display n/a 24"-36" 24"-36" 5-9 8" Green
10. 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...   Click to display 24"-36" 12"-24" 5-9 8" Green
Fountain Grass (Miniature)
11. 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" Terra Cotta
12. 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...   Click to display 10"-18" 12"-24" 5-9 8" Green
Fountain Grass (Oriental) Pennisetum orientale
13. 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...   Click to display 36"-40" 24"-36" 5-9 8" Terra Cotta
Fountain Grass (Purple) Pennisetum setaceum 
14. Purple Fountain Grass
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...   Click to display 30"-36" 18"-24" 9 Trade Gallon Green
Fountain Grass (Variegated Red)
15. 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...   Click to display 24"-36" 24" 9-11 Trade Gallon Green
Fountain Grass (Variegated)
16. 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...   Click to display 24"-30" 16"-20" 10-11 PW Trade Gal
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