Pennisetum alopecuroides 'Piglet'
Mounds of narrow green foliage are topped in late summer by fluffy, bottlebrush-like, tawny plumes making them look like little fountains. Cute for edging or containers. Shorter than Hameln and finer textured. Plant patented.
Cut back early in spring before new growth resumes.
Characteristics & Attributes
Grow in moderately fertile, well-drained soil. Tolerant of clay soil, but resents 'wet feet'; will grow in sandy soil with sufficient moisture.