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Fountain Grass 'Hameln'

Pennisetum alopecuroides 'Hameln'
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Typically available late spring through late fall. Call your favorite store for current availability. 

Add visual interest to the landscape with this perennial grass. Muted green foliage with fuzzy white plumes in summer and golden fall color. Perfect for containers or borders.

Plant with Lantana


  • Landscape Size: 2'-3' tall, 1'-2' wide
  • Light Requirement: Full Sun or Morning Sun/Afternoon Shade
  • Water Needs: Low
  • USDA Zone: 5a
  • Growth Habit: Clumping, Cascading
  • Growth Rate: Moderate
  • Attributes: Ornamental Grass, Deer Resistant, Flowers for Cutting, Waterwise, Fall Color

See Green Thumb Guide below for region specific information.


Green Thumb Guide

Thrives in most well draining soils. In late winter, prune back to 4" above ground. Sterile variety, will not reseed and crowd out other plants.

These characteristics apply to the greater Sacramento area and nearby regions.

Live outside of our area? Please check with your local cooperative extension for the best growing practices in your neck of the woods

Visit: UC Cooperative Extension Offices (Opens in new window)
Visit: National County Extension Offices (Opens in new window)



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