Pennisetum Alopecuroides Cassian's Choice
This graceful fountain grass grows to 2′ in height, making it suitable for tight spaces and smaller landscapes. Similar in appearance to ‘Hameln,’ but a foot taller and hardier. Preferred in landscapes that receive significant snow and where temperatures may reach 10-20 degrees below zero. ‘Cassian’ produces pink tinted bottlebrush blooms in mid-summer that persist into fall. Fall colors of oranges and reds. Continues to look attractive in winter, with a coating of frost and drifts of snow.
Grows best in full sun to part shade, in any well draining soil. Low water needs once established. 2′ x 2′.
- Common Name Dwarf Fountain Grass
- Variety Cassian's Choice
- Zone Zone 5
- Mature Size 2'H x 3'W
- Bloom Time Summer to Fall
- Plant Type Grasses
- Flower Color Whitish Green with Pink