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Plant Characteristics

Cultural Information*
  • Root Rot - Moderate Resistance
  • Leaf Scorch - High Resistance
  • Powdery Mildew - High Resistance
  • Leaf Spot - Moderate Resistance
Flower Color*
  • White
  • Bronze/Tan/Brown
Growth Rate*
  • Fast
Leaf Color Fall*
  • Dark Yellow/Gold
  • Tan/Beige
Leaf Color Spring*
  • Green
Leaf Color Summer*
  • Green
Leaf Color Winter*
  • Beige/Brown
Leaf Type*
  • Deciduous/Herbaceous
Nature Assets*
  • Deer Resistant
Plant Type*
  • Ornamental Grass
  • Annual
Preferred Planting Season*
  • Summer Planting
  • Spring Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Tolerates Low pH (Acidic Soils)
  • Moist
  • Prefers Low pH (Acidic Soils)
  • Average
  • Salt Tolerant
  • Well-Drained
  • Adapts Well to Most Soil Types
Propagation Methods*
  • Cuttings or Divisions
Season of Interest*
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
  • Early Spring
  • Summer Flowering
  • Winter
  • Summer
  • Spring
  • Fall
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
  • Year-Round
Sun Exposure*
  • Prefers Full Sun in Northern States
  • Prefers Full Sun in Southern States
Uses*
  • Mass Planting
  • Near Water Gardens or Ponds
  • Rock Gardens
  • Border Plant
  • Erosion Control
  • Under Power Lines
  • Accent Plant
  • Landscape Specimen
 

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

Grasses are easy to grow, and adapts to most conditions. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer. To give your plant the best start possible, we include a free fertilizer packet.

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FOUNTAIN GRASS

Pennisetum setaceum

Buy Green Fountain Grass online. Green foliage forms an arching slightly upright mound. Blooms are an attractive soft purplish-pink color that is excellent as cut flowers. A tender perennial.

Mature Height:

4-5 Feet

Mature Spread:

2-3 Feet

Hardiness Zone:

9-11

What's My Hardiness Zone?

Family: Poaceae · Common Name: Fountain Grass

FREE with every plant purchased:

  • The Sooner Guarantee: For details, click here!
  • A pre-measured amount of Polyon® Best-Paks time release fertilizer that keeps your plant well nourished for one year.
  • Pre-hydrated Hydro-Gels are included in the top of each container to use when planting as they help retain soil moisture, and plants will establish more quickly with less transplant shock. Plants will also survive drought-like conditions and accidental missed waterings better.
  • Planting and Care Instruction brochure.
  • Catalogs of new and exciting plant brands, such as Garden Debut® and Proven Winners®.

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Eco gallon Potted

SKU: 1474

(2.64 qrts / 2.51 liters)
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$35.00

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2 gallon Potted

SKU: 7842

(1.87 gallons / 7.09 liters)
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I have been so happy with my plants from you and have directed my friends to your Facebook page and website.


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June 2018

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