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2024 Seed Catalog

Chinese Fountain Grass - ornamental grass - Pennisetum alopecuroides


Chinese Fountain Grass

Ornamental Grass Seeds

Pennisetum alopecuroides

An increasingly popular clumping perennial grass. Gracefully arching stems bear fat, furry silvery-rose plumes late summer and fall, last well into winter. Use in perennial or shrub borders, or in pots. Grows 3-4 ft. tall. Winter hardy to zone 5. Kept at 65-70°F., seeds germinate within 5-15 days. Grow Chinese Fountain Grass with Panorama Red bee balm and Magnus Superior echinacea.

Chinese Fountain Grass seeds cannot ship to HI.
30 seeds - $3.49
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Growing Chinese Fountain Grass Ornamental Grass Seeds

Bee introduces how to plant

Sow ornamental grass seed in cell packs or flats, press into soil but do not cover. Needs light to germinate. Kept at 65-75° F., germination is in 7-35 days, depending on the variety.

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