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Lumen Gold Fountain Grass

Pennisetum

Fountain Grass

The soft inflorescences take their name from the Latin words penna and seta meaning feather-bristle. This alluring grass is a favorite, distinguished by arching, feathery bottlebrush flowers spilling over a cascading mound of foliage. A warm season grower, Fountain Grass welcomes hot weather and is widely distributed in both tropical and temperate areas. 

Pennisetum slopeduroides ‘JS Jommenik’ (G-0597)

Each 9.50

AVAILABLE SPRING 2021

Springing forth as a gilded sport of Pennisetum ‘Gelbstiel’ in Jan Spruyt’s Belgian nursery, this splendid rounded Fountain grass boasts a Midas touch. Neat compact foliage transmutes golden springtime tones that mature to chartreuse, then transform to light green once summer’s heat takes hold. The no-fuss small-sized clump packs a wallop of bling for containers or space-thrifty niches, while fluffy tail-style khaki-colored plumes perched on 2 ft. tall stalks add blithe appeal. (pp#27,435)

Blooms August–October

Size: 2' 0" high x 2' 0" wide.

Hardy to zone 6.

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