Pennisetum alopecuroides 'Hameln'

Dwarf Fountain Grass
Grasses-Perennial
$5.99

More compact and shorter than the species, '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 appear in midsummer, a few weeks earlier than the species. This grass works most effectively in mass plantings, but also can be used as an accent plant in gardens and in containers.
 
Height: 2-3 Feet
Spread: 1-2 Feet
Flower Color: Tan shades
Foliage Color: Green shades
Sun or Shade?: Full sun (> 6 hrs. direct sun)
Need critter resistant plants?: Deer resistant
 
*Photo and info courtesy of Walters Gardens, Inc.