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Pennisetum macrourum

For sale by Darren Turner

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Pennisetum macrourum is also known as African feather grass, it forms neat mounds of green foliage with many arching stems topped with long, slender, cylindrical, softly bristly, white spikes during summer.
Full grown height 1 - 1.50 m
Full grown width 75 - 100 cm

Pennisetum macrourum | Hankham, East Sussex, BN24
Pot SizeTotal Price
2 litres
£1.00
2 litres
£1.00
2 litres
£1.00

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Common names

Fountain grass

Description

Pennisetum genus (Fountain grass). This genus has about 120 species of tuft-forming, rhizomatous or stoloniferous, annual or perennial grasses. They are grown for their dense flower clusters of brush-like spikelets, they appear in the summer and autumn.

Cultivation

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

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  • BloomsJuly to October
  • Growth HabitGrass-like

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