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Can someone identify this???

Posted by Ibanez540r 6 - NE OH (My Page) on
Sat, Aug 11, 12 at 19:45

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

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RE: Can someone identify this???

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.

RE: Can someone identify this???

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

RE: Can someone identify this???

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.


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