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Fountain Grass - Pennisetum Alopecuroides

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Fountain Grass is a highly decorative ornamental grass with showy, arching, pink flower plumes which appear in late summer and last well into winter.  Brilliant for flower arrangements either fresh or dried.  The fresh green foliage turns lovely shades of yellow, amber and bronze in autumn.  A versatile plant, it will be happy in the border, in containers and even at pond margins. 

  • Perennial Grass
  • Frost Tolerant
  • Draught Tolerant
  • Humidity Tolerant

Sow Direct or Raise Seedlings. Well drained soil media

Sowing Depth 4mm
When to sow in Australia

Tropical: Spring, Autumn, Winter

Temperate: Spring, Early Summer, Autumn

Cool climate: Spring to Summer 

Germination 3 to 4 weeks at 20-30°C
Plant Spacing 50cm
Width 80cm
Height 80cm
Position Full Sun to part shade