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Pennisetum alopecuroides Piglet

Fountain Grass

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.

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Status: Large Dormant
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Commercial Login
  • Category:Grasses
  • Hardiness Zone:5-9
  • Height:8-15 Inches
  • Spread:18-24 Inches
  • Bloom Color: Tan

Cut back early in spring before new growth resumes.

Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Full Sun
Sun/Light Shade
Soil Moisture Preference
Flowering Months
Foliage Color
Additional Information about Pennisetum alopecuroides 'Piglet'

Grow in moderately fertile, well-drained soil. Tolerant of clay soil, but resents 'wet feet'; will grow in sandy soil with sufficient moisture.