Dwarf Grass


Pennisetum are tuft-forming plants usually have leaf blades that are flat. These grasses are usually grown for their flower clusters (plumes) that appear in summer to fall and can be used in flower arrangements both fresh and dried. Most species are very frost hardy.

‘Hameln’ has an upright mounding growth habit and greenish white flowers mature to creamy tan. Dwarf Fountain Grass can reach 2-3 feet in height with a 1-2 foot spread at maturity.

Botanical Name: Pennisetum alopecuroides ‘Hameln’
Exposure: Full Sun
Hardiness Zone: 4 – 9
Bloom Time: Aug – Oct.
Height: 2 – 3′
Spread: 1 – 2′