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Pennisetum alopecuroides Pennstripe - swamp fountain grass

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Tough-as-old-boots native fountain grass that you can plant almost anywhere - and it comes in a compact, garden-friendly size, with an elegant pinstripe leaf, and feathery autumn plumes that won't self seed. Winner Winner!

We love Pennstripe for its subtle stripes, sterile seedheads, ability to grow almost anywhere

Pennisetum alopecuroides 'PAV300' "Pennstripe' PBR - swamp fountain grass

APPEARANCE: Ozbreed variety. Hardy Australian native tussock grass with a fine slender variegated leaf, under half the size of the species alopecuroides. Showy, feathery flowerheads with sterile seeds on upright stems appear from late summer to autumn.
USE FOR: Mass planting, gardens near bushland, urban gardens, unpromising garden situations. Dry the flower plumes for home decor.
PLANTING : Plant in full sun to part shade.
CLIMATE: Tolerates frost, drought,, humidity, moist boggy soils, clay soils, sandy soils, poor dry soils.
CARE: Cut it back by a third in late autumn-winter when the leaves change colour. Apply a controlled release fertiliser in winter after trimming to keep plants healthy.
HEIGHT & WIDTH: 0.4cm H x 0.4cm W.
YOUR PLANTS: These are tubestock plants with young healthy roots that will establish quickly in your garden. The pot size is 80 mm x 42 mm wide.

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