Grass: Pennisetum Hamelin Latin Name:
Pennisetum alopecuroides 'Hamelin'
The Basics Attractive grass highlighted by fluffy, buff-colored plumes arching above foliage. Terrific contrast used among shrubs or as a backdrop in a perennial bed. Foliage turns golden-russet in fall. Perennial.
The Needs Amount of Sunlight: Full sun Amount of Water: Once established, needs only occasional watering. Soil Conditions: Adaptable to most soils; Prefers dry, well-drained soil; Not tolerant of overly wet soil Cold Hardiness Zone: 4-11
The Care Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Watering can be reduced after establishment. Cut foliage back just before new shoots appear in late winter to early spring.