Fountain Grass (Cenchrus alopecuroides 'Hameln')

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Botanical names:
Cenchrus alopecuroides Accepted
Pennisetum alopecuroides Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Dry
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Plant Height: 24-36 inches
Plant Spread: 24-36 inches
Leaves: Other: Seed heads are attractive, last into winter
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Other: Cream
Flower Time: Late summer or early fall
Fall
Late fall or early winter
Uses: Provides winter interest
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Pollinators: Wind
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger

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Location: Wayne, PennsylvaniaDate: 2011-07-17group in raised bed
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Location: Wayne, PennsylvaniaDate: 2007-12-25group in raised bed in winter
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Location: Mobot, St L. (Missouri Botanical Garden)Date: 2017-08-09
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Date: 2013-08-28
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Date: 2013-08-28
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Location: AZDate: SpringBecause I chose to do a dry river bed in the front the grasses we
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Image Courtesy of Bloomin Designs Nursery Used with Permission
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Date: 2014-08-29
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