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Pennisetum villosum/Feathertop Grass

Pennisetum villosum / Pennisetum villosum
Soft flower heads present in late summer and early fall
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Soft flower heads present in late summer and early fall

White color of flower in strong contrast to reddish-bronze of foliage

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Scientific Name: Pennisetum villosum
Common Name: Feathertop Grass
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 9, 10 Determine Your Zone
Height: 1-2 feet
Spread: 1-2 feet
Bloom time: Summer, Fall
Flower color: White
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Dry
Rate of Growth: Fast
Water Requirement: Low
Maintenance Level: Low
Landscape Categories: Deer Resistant-Tolerant Plants
Plants for Xeriscapes
Comments: Some sources for this plant give the inflorescence as pink, but we have not see it in this color. A good plant for hot sunny areas where water may be scarce during the growing season. No a tall growing or spreading grass.