Can someone identify this???

Ibanez540rAugust 11, 2012

Found this in a local landscape and would like to use it...

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noki

Looks like Purple Fountain Grass, which is supposed to be a hybrid I believe. Commonly sold in Ohio as an annual, it is NOT winter hardy in Ohio.

    Bookmark   August 11, 2012 at 11:12PM
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Ibanez540r

Yeah, I'm looking for perennials... I'll pass.

    Bookmark   August 12, 2012 at 12:08AM
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donn_(7b-8a)

I've tried all the purple Pennisetums except 'First Knight.' None have survived my very warm zone 7 climate, but 'First Knight' shows possibilities, so I'll try a few next spring. It's supposedly got the deepest darkest purple foliage, and apparently not grown for blooms.

    Bookmark   August 12, 2012 at 7:50PM
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