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Fountain grass vs Maiden grass

Posted by jvan GA (My Page) on
Wed, Apr 15, 09 at 11:02

I have a fence corner I'd like to plant some grass around. I was considering green fountain grass, but was wondering how does it look in winter? I know maiden grass will look okay in the cooler weather, not sure about fountain grass. Anyone have any thoughts on this? thx.

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RE: Fountain grass vs Maiden grass

  • Posted by donn_ 7a, GSB, LI, NY (My Page) on
    Wed, Apr 15, 09 at 17:28

In my warm zone 7 climate, Fountain Grass and Maiden Grass both turn a nice beige in winter, and generally hold their summer shapes unless they are hit by heavy snows.

RE: Fountain grass vs Maiden grass

Put a taller Miscanthus in the back/corner and surround with shorter Pennesitums :)

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