Pennisetum alopecuroides ‘Desert Plains’

Family : Gramineae   Specie : Pennisetum  

Type : Clumper   Size : 90/120cm   Zone : Z5

Description : Fine green leaves.  Upright vase shaped habit.  Midsummer the tips of the foilage turn deep red, the whole clump turning orange to straw in the fall.  Long fluffy cylindrical tan flowers bloom early fall.

Origin : Seedling of Cassian discovered by Gary Trucks of Amber Waves Gardens

Availability : In 72s generally early spring.  PP20751

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