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Pennisetum alopecuroides ‘Hameln’

Hameln Dwarf Fountain Grass

Main interest:
showy plumes
Soil & Exposure:
full sun to partial shade, medium to wet water needs
Growth type:
pinkish white, August to October
dark green to russet gold 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)
specimen, mass planting, ground cover, rain garden,

Hameln Dwarf Fountain Grass is similar to the fountain grass species, however the flower spikes are shorter and the plant is more compact. Fine textured, upright, arching foliage. Deep green in colour this foliage turns to yellow in the fall. Silver to pinkish-white flower spikes arch outwards in late summer.

Cenchrus purpurascens 'Hameln'
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Ships in Ontario only
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