Bordines.com Fountain, Hameln Pennisetum alopecuroides 'Hameln' Height: 20-24" Spread: 18-24" Flowers: Silvery-rose plumes with tan colored seed heads Blooms: 4-6 weeks, starting August Foliage: Thin green Zone: 5-9 Soil: Does well in most conditions Hardiness: Perennial Additional Information: Clumping type. Try planting with Rudbeckia, Russian Sage, Sedum. In April, cut back dead foliage to 4" from ground.
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