Pennisetum alopecuroides 'Hameln Gold'
Hameln Gold Fountain Grass, Yellow Fountain Grass, Yellow-leaved Fountain Grass
- Main interest:
- yellow-leaved fountain grass, elegant seedheads
- full sun to partial shade
- Soil humidity:
- moist soil
- Growth type:
- Flower colour:
- silvery white
- Flowering period:
- July to October
- USDA Hardiness:
- zone 5a: -29 °C (-20 °F) View Zone Map
- Mature height & width (max.):
- height: 2.5 ft (0.75 m) width: 2.5 ft (0.75 m)
- specimen, accent, mass planting, containers
Add movement and texture to the garden with Pennisetum alopecuroides 'Hameln Gold', a rare yellow-leaved Fountain Grass. This compact, trouble free grass emerges bright green, and slowly turns a yellow gold, before fading to beige in the fall. Mid to late summer brings a halo of fluffy flower spikes that look like foxtails. Use this ornamental grass in various applications in the garden and as an accent in cut arrangements both fresh and dried.
$8.99 - $22.99
Synonym(s): Cenchrus purpurascens 'Hameln Gold'
Also known as: Chinese Fountain Grass, Foxtail Fountain Grass, Swamp Foxtail Grass, Swamp Foxtail