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Pennisetum alopecuroides ‘Hameln’

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Pot Size
2 litres

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Plant Finder: about Pennisetum alopecuroides ‘Hameln’

Common names

Chinese fountain grass, Swamp foxtail grass, Chinese pennisetum, Fountain grass

Description

Pennisetum alopecuroides ‘Hameln’ (Chinese fountain grass). This species of grass will range from grey-green to deep red or soft, golden yellow. The flowers will bloom from soft pink to cream they are bottle-brush shaped and feathery.

Cultivation

They are very frost hardy. and will prefer full sun with fertile, well-drained soil.

Interest and use

Ornamental, foliage, dried arrangements, border, container

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Pennisetum alopecuroides ‘Hameln’ | Neath, Neath Port Talbot, SA10 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019
  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFrost hardy (min -5°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile, Light
  • Soil pH7.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

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Freston, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP9
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