Pennisetum

Grasses grown for their attractive flower and seed heads.

Of varying hardiness, choose varieties with care if you live in a colder spot and always give them some help in the winter - a sheltered spot, a light mulch etc.

They like sun and well-drained soil.

Propagate by seed sown in early spring or division of clumps in late spring. We use both methods for our plants.

A member of the Poaceae family.

Pennisetum macrourum

A hardy variety with 3ft tall flower spikes topped with soft bottlebrushes in fawn. Seed heads lasts through autumn into winter. Hardy once established.

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