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Oriental fountain grass, Fountain grass
Pennisetum orientale (Oriental fountain grass). This is a finely textured ornamental grass. The flowers will appear in the late spring and remain until the first frost.
They are very frost hardy. and will prefer full sun with fertile, well-drained soil.
Interest and use
Ornamental, border, edging, naturaliser, dried arrangements
- LightFull sun
- HardinessFrost hardy (min -5°C)
- SoilWell drained, Fertile, Chalky
- Soil pH7.0