Pennisetum

Pennisetum, or Fountain Grasses, are a wide ranging group which produce masses of rather beautiful, cylindrical, bottlebrush like summer time flowers. All require a sunny open spot and fairly well drained soils to grow well.

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    Long established selection forming neat mounds of bright green foliage that turns a rich orange yellow in autumn. Attractive initially dusky toned bottlebrush like flowers produced  during summer. Needs sunny well drained spot. Soil not too wet. Height; 60cm – 90cm.

    Also known as Cenchrus Cassians Choice.

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    Long established selection forming neat mounds of bright green foliage that turns a rich orange yellow in autumn. Attractive initially dusky toned bottlebrush like flowers produced  during summer. Needs sunny well drained spot. Soil not too wet. Height; 60cm – 90cm.

    Also known as Cenchrus Cassians Choice.

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    A Knoll Gardens selection. From rounded mounds of bright green foliage come many large bottlebrush like flowers, initially red tinged, & quickly taking on purplish to black tones covering the plant from high summer onwards. Needs sunny well drained spot. Soil not too wet. Height; 80cm – 1m.

    Also known as Cenchrus Dark Desire

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    A Knoll Gardens selection. From rounded mounds of bright green foliage come many large bottlebrush like flowers, initially red tinged, & quickly taking on purplish to black tones covering the plant from high summer onwards. Needs sunny well drained spot. Soil not too wet. Height; 80cm – 1m.

    Also known as Cenchrus Dark Desire

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    Superb fountain grass hybrid having strongly upright habit & masses of delightful light pinky white flowers fading to tan and beige over a very long season during summer. Especially effective when used as low hedge. Needs sunny well drained spot. Soil not too wet. Height; 90cm – 1.2m.

    Also known as Cenchrus Fairy Tails.

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    Superb compact form of fountain grass making rounded mounds of dark green foliage and topped with many white bottlebrush like flowers from high summer. One of the most reliable for the UK climate. Needs sunny well drained spot. Soil not too wet. Height; 60cm – 90cm.

    Also known as Cenchrus Hameln.

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    Superb compact form of fountain grass making rounded mounds of dark green foliage and topped with many white bottlebrush like flowers from high summer. One of the most reliable for the UK climate. Needs sunny well drained spot. Soil not too wet. Height; 60cm – 90cm.

    Also known as Cenchrus Hameln.

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    Grown for its distinctive initially deep rose pink flowers held generally upright & produced in profusion during summer from mounds of light green leaves. Needs sunny well drained spot. Soil not too wet. Height; 90cm – 1.2m.

    Also known as Cenchrus Karley Rose.

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    Grown for its distinctive initially deep rose pink flowers held generally upright & produced in profusion during summer from mounds of light green leaves. Needs sunny well drained spot. Soil not too wet. Height; 90cm – 1.2m.

    Also known as Cenchrus Karley Rose.

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    Gradually spreading mounds of green foliage producing many arching stems topped with distinctive cylindrical buff white flowerheads during summer. Needs sunny well drained spot. Soil not too wet. Height 1.5m – 1.8m.

    Also known as Cenchrus macrourum.

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    Very compact form of fountain grass forming mounds of green foliage and many fuzzy catkin like flowers during summer. Sunny spot. Height 30cm – 45cm. Deciduous

    Also known as Cenchrus Piglet.

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    Bright red button like flowers, produced from mid summer, on dainty narrow stems & appearing to float above mounds of green foliage. Flowers fading beige with age. Need sunny well drained spot. Soil not too wet. Height; 80cm – 1m.

    Also known as Cenchrus Red Buttons.