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Pennisetum alopecuroides 'Hameln'

Chinese fountain grass

Hardy Perennial

What is Hardy Perennial?

Fluffy flower spikes in summer

Adds movement and texture to borders

Neat, compact and trouble free

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Description How to Grow More Info Delivery
Pennisetum ‘Hameln’ sits quietly in the background during the early part of the year. Its slender arching foliage forms a neat clump that adds texture and movement to summer borders. July sees this ornamental grass transformed by an explosion of fluffy flower heads.

Height Up to 100cm (39in)
Spread Up to 120cm (47in)

Hardy Perennial

low maintenance gardencottage gardens

full sun

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Flowering Months


1 x 1 Litre potted pennisetum plant (KA4266)
1 x 9cm potted pennisetum plant (KA1248)
1 x 12cm potted pennisetum plant (KB9441)

Grow fountain grass in any moist well drained soil. Choose a position in full sun.
Feed and water regularly until full established. In spring, remove dead foliage and lift and divide clumps every third year to maintain their vigour.

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