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Grass, Prairie Winds® ‘Desert Plains’ Fountain Grass

$8.95$55.60

This large fountain grass makes a beautiful focal point in the fall garden. Showy bottlebrush-shaped flowers emerge dusky purple and age to tan atop the upright vase-shaped clump of green foliage which takes on red, orange, and gold tones in fall. Improvement over older cultivars in habit, flowering performance, and fall color.

Quart Pot.

Zones 5-9b

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Description

Prairie Winds® ‘Desert Plains’ Pennisetum alopecuroides USPP 20,751

This large fountain grass makes a beautiful focal point in the fall garden. Showy bottlebrush-shaped flowers emerge dusky purple and age to tan atop the upright vase-shaped clump of green foliage which takes on red, orange, and gold tones in fall. Improvement over older cultivars in habit, flowering performance, and fall color.

Foliage Interest
Fall Interest
Heat Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Salt Tolerant
Erosion Control
Resists: Deer
Grass: Grass Native to North America

Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Height Category: Medium
Garden Height: 40-48 Inches
Spacing: 36-48 Inches
Spread: 36-48 Inches
Flower Colors: Green
Flower Shade: Green
Foliage Colors: Green
Habit: Upright
Container Role: Thriller

Plant Needs

Light Requirement: Sun
Maintenance Category: Easy
Bloom Time: Early Fall
Hardiness Zones: 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b
Water Category: Low
Soil Fertility Requirement: Average Soil
Soil Fertility Requirement: Poor Soil
Soil PH Category: Neutral Soil
Uses: Border Plant
Uses: Grass
Uses: Landscape
Uses: Mass Planting

Maintenance Notes:This ornamental grass grows best in rich, well-drained soil and full sun to light shade. It does not tolerate wet soil. Leave foliage standing through winter if desired, but cut back before new growth appears in spring.

This large fountain grass makes a beautiful focal point in the fall garden. Large, tan, bottlebrush flowers are produced atop the upright vase-shaped clump of green foliage. Red, orange, and yellow fall color.

Prairie Winds® ‘Desert Plains’ Pennisetum alopecuroides USPP 20,751

 

Grown and shipped in quart Proven Winners pots. 

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Pot Quantity

Single, Set of 3 Pots, Flat of 8 Pots

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