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Pennisetum macrourum

African feather grass is a tall, vigorous species with distinctive upright, tail-like flowers, opening a pale cream and aging to a pinky beige.
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1 x 9cm pot

3 x 9cm pots

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Details:

Type
Tender Perennial
Position
Border (Back)
Soil
Broad tolerance
Flowers
July - September
Height
1.5m (5ft)
Common name
African feather grass
Moisture
Well-drained
Aspect
Full Sun
Spread
90cm (36in)

Description

African feather grass is a tall, vigorous species with distinctive 6-8″ long, upright, tail-like flowers, opening a pale cream and aging to a pinky beige. Great for arranging too.

Care Tips

A deciduous grass. Cut back old flower stems and leaves in late winter once they have lost their appeal. Keep an eye on it because if it is happy, it can send out runners and take over a border.