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.
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.
Grown and shipped in quart Proven Winners pots.