fountain grass

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tall perennial ornamental grass with long nodding flower plumes of tropical Africa and Asia

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This study concluded that for getting maximum vegetative forage production (for range livestock) of Fountain grass, this plant species should be harvested or utilized by grazing animals during early two months of its growth.
Some of the grasses such as purple fountain grass and Japanese blood grass have to be grown as annuals, but a few others winter quite well.
LANDSCAPE NOTES: Dwarf Fountain Grass is an excellent plant for massing or as a specimen plant in sunny borders, accent beds, and rock gardens.
Fountain grass is well suited to mass plantings and can also be used as container plantings.
One threat comes from invasive alien grasses, such as fountain grass, that are highly flammable.
Typical examples of ornamental grasses are fountain grass and Japanese silver grass.
Ornamental grasses include purple fountain grass, dwarf pampas grass, and deer grass.
Here, a purple fountain grass (Pennisetum x advena 'Rubrum') rises behind chartreuse Japanese forest grass (Hakonechloa macra 'Aureola').
uk, 01732 350517) SOFTNESS EVEN without touching, you can sense the softness of the flower plumes of this Fountain grass and the sharp edges of the phormiums' sword-like leaves.
For neat little clumps plant Carex Evergold, an evergreen with brightly variegated leaves, while fountain grass (Pennisetum) makes a wonderful display with purplish flower heads that resemble hairy caterpillars.
A selected portion of the garden has been set aside for species that have a dense growth habit: yellow-orange lantana, blue-flowered Cleveland sage, purple fountain grass and butterfly bush (Buddleia).
Researchers have found that the invasive alien fountain grass (Pennisetum setaceum), a species native to northern Africa, is creating a fine-fuel bed that carries wildfire through native forests that otherwise would not support wildfires.
The best-behaved ornamental grasses are clump-growers such as Fountain Grass, Penisetum and red-leaved Japanese Blood Grass.
Maybe I would plant some of that fountain grass he's always eating and mark the spot with a plaque: ``Lucky.