Pennisetum or Fountain Grass
Pennisetum is a tufted hardy grass these are also known as a Fountain Grasses.
Pennisetum are deciduous grasses and have a spreading habit with linear leaves and narrow flowering panicles with bristles in autumn and summer, Foliage is green in spring and summer, turning yellow for autumn..
These are becoming very popular additions to the garden with their attractive seed heads. They add beautiful texture and movement to the garden. Whilst keeping that natural wild appearance.
Where to Site Your Pennisetum
These grasses are often used in mixed flower borders or prairie borders
How to Grow and Look after your Pennisetum
They like full sun and well drained moist soil.
No pruning is required only to remove dead foliage and old flowered stems in spring to regenerate the plant