Perennial fountain grass

dhar2112February 22, 2013

I've seen clumps of these locally that get around 6 feet tall. I need the true perennial type that'll survive a MO (zone 5) winter. What is the type I'd need?

Thanks!

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donn_(7b-8a)

I doubt you're seeing "Fountain Grass" (Pennisetum) growing to 6 feet tall in your zone. The tallest I know of is Pennisetum orientale 'Tall Tails' which can hit 5 feet in warmer climates, but is hardy to zone 5.

    Bookmark   February 24, 2013 at 8:02AM
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jjlk2

fountain grasses/cutting them back in March

    Bookmark   March 30, 2013 at 2:31PM
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donn_(7b-8a)

"fountain grasses/cutting them back in March"

If that's a question, the answer is yes.

    Bookmark   March 30, 2013 at 5:43PM
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