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Pennisetum alopecuroides ‘Moudry’

Black Fountain Grass, Moudry Fountain Grass

Main interest:
showy pruple-brown plumes
Soil & Exposure:
full sun to partial shade
Growth type:
purple-brown, late summer to early fall
sea-green, yellow in the fall
USDA Hardiness:
zone 5: -28.9 ° C (-20 ° F) View Zone Map
Mature height & width (max.):
height: 2-3 ft (0.6-0.9 m) width: 2-3 ft (0.6-0.9 m)
general garden use, accent, mass planting, containers

Black Fountain Grass or Pennisetum alopecuroides ‘Moudry’ is a fine textured grass with upright, arching foliage. Bluish green in colour this foliage turns to yellow in the fall. Dark purple, nearly black, plumes rise above the foliage from mid to late summer and persist until winter. Beautiful landscape accent.

Cenchrus purpurascens 'Moudry'
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