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Pennisetum alopecuroides HamelnFountain Grass millet P. compressum "Hameln

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Pennisetum alopecuroides Hameln

(syn. P. compressum "Hameln")

Fountain Grass

Ideal grass for small gardens.
Free-flowering, purple and white, fluffy spikes from mid Summer to mid Autumn, lasting well into Winter. Mounds of narrow, rich green leaves. Ideal for borders, waterside, mixed with perennials or as a specimen.

Suitable for: Prefers fertile, well-drained soils, in sun.

Height and Spread (approx): 60cm x 60vm (2ft x 2ft).

Planting: Soak the root-ball before planting. Plant in a hole twice the diameter of the root-ball or pot. Mix an organic soil improver and general fertiliser with the infill soil. Water carefully until established.

Care: Fully hardy - cut back in early Spring before growth starts.