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Fountain Grass

Soft-textured variegated foliage and fuzzy, greenish-white flower spikes. Excellent choice when mass planted as a ground cover, at garden's edge, or in containers. A low-maintenance plant that is tolerant of wind and salt spray. Cut plumes are attractive in mixed arrangements.

Companion Plants

Balloon Flower



Plant Details

  • Common name

    Fountain Grass

  • Botanical name

    Pennisetum alopecuroides

  • Variety

    Little Honey

  • Zone

    USDA Zone 6 (-10°F) to USDA Zone 10 (30°F).

  • Light

    Part sun

  • Height

    8-12" (20-31 cm)

  • Habit


  • Feed

    In spring

  • Water

    Weekly during dry spells

  • Bloom Color


  • Bloom Time


  • Maintenance

    Divide every 3 to 5 years

This plant also belongs to the following collections:

  • Tahiya K.'s collection