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Pennisetum ruppellii- Plant – PRP-299817


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Fountain Grass, mission grassWinter hardy to USDA Zones 9-10 where it is easily grown as a perennial in average, medium moisture, well-drained soils in full sun to part shade.Plant Specifications*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%

Common Name
Fountain Grass, mission grass

Maximum Reachable Height
3.00 to 5.00 feet

Flower Colour

Bloom Time
July to October

Difficulty Level
easy to grow

Planting and carePlants love water—but don’t drown them. That is, they don’t like to sit in water, and they’ll die if the soil is too wet in winter. The ideal soil is rich and loose, with good drainage. One of the worst mistakes you can make is to not provide adequate drainage.Use mulch. Pennisetum ruppellii careThey are usually shipped in the spring as bare roots when plants are fully dormant, well before they have leafed out. They’ll look like a bundle of sticks on arrival. Note, they are not dead—simply dormant.If you are buying container-grown plants (vs. bare-root plants), plant them by May or early June for best results.

full sun to part shade


well-drained soil

30 Â °C

Apply any organic fertilizer

Pennisetum ruppellii special featureSpecimen, group or mass. Attractive foliage and flower spikes of this ornamental grass provide excellent texture, color and contrast to borders, foundations and open areas.Pennisetum ruppellii uses
Ornamental Use:
The plant is used for ornamental purpose
Culinary Use:


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