Pennisetum orientale

Oriental Fountain Grass

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Item #: 208

Zones: 6a to 8a, possibly colder

Dormancy: Winter

Height: 12" tall

Culture: Sun to Part Sun

Origin: Asia

Pot Size: 3.5" pot (24 fl. oz/0.7 L)

P. orientale is a little known but wonderful grass with 18" tall dusty pink bottle brush plumes in late spring, much earlier than P. alopecuroides. P. orientale is great when used en masse, and is especially suited for smaller gardens, with each clump only reaching 12" in width.