Pennisetum alopecuroides

Common Name : Chinese fountain grassFamily : PoaceaeType : Grass-likeHabit : Clump-formingSpread : 10-50 cmFlower colour : CreamFlowering from : Augustto DecemberFoliage : DeciduousFoliage colour : Green& GoldHardiness: Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters -15° to -10°Sunlight : Full Sun / Part ShadeSeason of interest : Summer - Autumn

P. alopecuroides is grass forming a dense clump of narrow leaves to 60cm long, turning pale brown in winter, with tall stems bearing softly hairy, oblong, green to purple inflorescences in late summer and early autumn.

See on garden plan - Coordinates: C14