Dwarf Fountain Grass (Hameln)

Dwarf Fountain Grass is an ornamental grass with fluffy, sandy colored plumes that arch above the green foliage.

Additional information

Botanical Name

Pennisetum alopecuroides 'Hameln'

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Soil Moisture

Once established water occasionally – moist

An attractive grass highlighted by fluffy, buff colored plumes that arch above the lush green foliage. In the fall, the foliage turns a lovely golden russet color. Creates a terrific contrast when used among shrubs or as a backdrop in a perennial bed.


Step 1 – Dig the Hole Twice as Wide as the Pot

Step 2 – Remove the Plant from Its Container

Step 3 – Backfill with 50/50 Soil and Max Mix

Step 4 – Cover the Plant Area with Mulch

Step 5 – Stake the Tree if Needed

Step 6 – Water and Feed the Plant!

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