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Key feature: Easy Care Plant Hardiness Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 Light Needs: Full Sun Height: 2-3 Feet Width: 1-2 Feet Growth Rate: Medium Deer Resistant Cut Flower Easy to GrowSee more plant details below
More compact and shorter than the species, 'Hameln' has finely textured leaves that are especially lovely when backlit by the early morning or late afternoon sun. Soft, greenish-cream colored panicles begin to appear in midsummer, a few weeks earlier than the species. This grass works most effectively in mass plantings, but also can be used as an accent plant in gardens and in containers.
Height: 2-3 Feet Width: 1-2 Feet Form: Rounded Flower Color: Gold Bloom Season: Summer Foliage Color: Green Growth Rate: Medium Deer Resistant Cut Flower Easy to Grow
Pennisetum 'Hameln' prefers to be grown in rich loamy soil with good drainage and full sun. However, it will grow in rocky or sandy soil as long as it receives periodic moisture. This grass resents having "wet feet". It may be propagated by seed or division.
Hardiness Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 Light Needs: Full Sun