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Pennisetum alopecuroides 'Moudry' /Black Fountain Grass

Pennisetum alopecuroides 'Moudry'  / Pennisetum alopecuroides 'Moudry'
Green and purple foliage
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Green and purple foliage

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Scientific Name: Pennisetum alopecuroides 'Moudry'
Common Name: Black Fountain Grass
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 6, 7, 8, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: 2- 5 feet
Spread: 2 -3 feet
Bloom time: Summer, Fall
Flower color: Purple, Black
Fruit present: Fall, Winter
Fruit color: Brown
Light Exposure: Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Yes
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Comments: Has dark purple to blackish inflorescences that are showy in late summer and fall. Propagate by division in very late winter or early spring when the old foliage on mature clumps are trimmed to the ground. It has a strong tendency to self-sew and seed spikes should be removed in late winter.