Pennisetum alopecuroides 'Hameln'

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Dwarf Fountain Grass

USDA Hardiness Zone 5-9

Bright green foliage, changing to fall color of yellow brown aging to almond.
Greenish white bottle-brush blooms age to a creamy tan color.

Height

24-36 Inches

Spread

24-36 Inches

Color

Mixed

Bloom Time

July-August

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

Can be marginally hardy in the midwest, so use it cautiously.

When to Divide

spring

Good Companions

New England Aster (Aster novae-angliae), Blue Wild Indigo, False Indigo (Baptisia ), Blackberry Lily (Belamcanda chinensis), Butterfly Bush (Buddleia davidii), Coneflower (Echinacea Big Sky), Cranesbill (Geranium ), Oriental Lily (Lilium ), Spiked Gayfeather (Liatris spicata), Bee Balm (Monarda didyma), Meadow Phlox (Phlox maculata), Culver's Root (Veronicastrum virginicum), Bitter Switchgrass (Panicum amarum)

Characteristics & Attributes

Attributes & Uses
Cut Flowers
Ground Cover
Containers
Dried Flowers
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Exposure
Full Sun
Foliage Color
Green
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Winter
Fall
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Fall
Winter
Summer
Soil Moisture Preference
Rich
Moist but well-drained
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