A compact growth habit and finely textured foliage make this one of the most popular Pennisetum cultivars. Tidy tufts of foliage are topped in late summer with fuzzy cream-colored blooms. A trouble-free and reliable garden plant.

Plant Uses & Characteristics

  • Height- 1-3 ft.
  • Spread- 1-3 ft.
  • Foliage Color- Green
  • Flower Color- Yellow
  • Flowering Period: Summer
  • Accent- Fall color, drought tolerant.

Growing Conditions

  • ​​Sun Exposure- Full sun
  • Hardiness Zone- 4-9
  • Growth Rate- Moderate

Dwarf Fountain Grass

Pennisetum alopecuroides 'Hameln'