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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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Due to the unprecedented influx of orders, phone calls and emails that we have been receiving, our small family run business of not quite a dozen people, is sadly behind at this time. The combination of extremely cold weather in January and February, as well as vendor plant shortages and unanticipated delays, are adding to our difficulty of assigning ship dates in a timely fashion. Please know our team is working diligently to catch up. Orders are currently taking up to 5 weeks to review. To be as fair as possible to our valued customers, we are processing orders in the order they were received. We appreciate your patience and hope that you can accept our heartfelt apology for any inconvenience. 

 

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