Model # P980CL

Internet #100665853

OnlinePlantCenter 1 gal. Fountain Grass Plant


1 gal. Fountain Grass Plant

  • Easy to Grow in Average Soil in Full Sun to Part Shade
  • Graceful, Spreading Clumps of Narrow Deep Green Leaves
  • Bottle-Brush Like Flower Spikes in Late Summer
$2249 /each
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Product Overview

A showy ornamental grass with slender leaves and silvery-rose flower plumes borne from July through September. A robust performer in the garden, this rare grass provides many years of graceful garden beauty, as well as a wealth of material for cutting. Grow in full sun. Zones 5-9.

  • Assembled dimension : 6 in. W x 6 in. D x 6 in. H
  • Showy and robust in the summer garden
  • Tiny rare Chinese Pennisetum blooms all summer
  • A long-lived ornamental grass
  • Pot size: 1 gal., pot
  • May ship in a dormant state, with no top growth at all
  • This grass ships as a bare root plant, without soil and no pot, when shipped to Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, and Washington
  • We're sorry, but due to federal or state regulations, this plant cannot ship to Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, or Mississippi
  • Silvery-rose plumes sway atop slender, arching leaves
  • Performs best in plant growing zones 4 to 7, when grown in other zones, special care requirements will be required
  • To accommodate mature size or when planting in groups, space 3 ft. away from other plants or structures



Mature Height (in.)
24 in
Mature Width (in.)
36 in


Additional Characteristics
Drought Tolerant
Annual / Perennial
Best Time to Plant
Year Round
Botanical Name
Pennisetum alopecuroides
Common Name
Fountain Grass
Container Size
1 GA-Gallon
Growth Habit
Recommended Space Between Plantings (in.)
Sun Tolerance
Full Sun
Wildlife Attracted
No Wildlife Attracted
Wildlife Deterred
No Wildlife Deterred

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Customer Questions & Answers

Do you trim this back in spring? How much?

Asked by: Jswany
Hello, Jswany. Yes, the Fountain Grass can be trimmed back in spring, usually before new growth begins, to 4-6" in height.
Answered by: Trade Star Landscape Pro
Date published: 2016-08-15
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Customer Reviews

1 gal. Fountain Grass Plant is rated 1.3 out of 5 by 3.
Rated 1 out of 5 by from died 1st year We were told it would come back every year but Died 1st year,
Date published: 2014-04-13
Rated 1 out of 5 by from horrible plant No luck with this plant from Home Depot, purchased 2 they both died within weeks, Went to a nursery, better quality
Date published: 2015-08-14
Rated 2 out of 5 by from dying did not look good on arrival and would not order again
Date published: 2012-05-29
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