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Prairie Winds® 'Desert Plains' Fountain Grass (Pennisetum)

  • resists deer
CHOOSE Size Size Guide
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Full Sun
Height36 - 48 In
Spread36 - 48 In
Zones0506070809
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Desert Plains displays bottlebrush-shaped flowers that emerge dusky purple and age to tan atop the upright vase-shaped clump of green foliage which takes on red, orange, and gold tones in fall. This perennial grass resists deer and makes a beautiful focal point in the garden.

  • 36-48 inches tall and wide at maturity
  • Grow in zones 5-9 and requires
  • Plant in full sun (6+ hours).

Care: Leave foliage standing through winter if desired, but cut back before new growth appears in spring. Fertilize with Proven Winners Continuous Release Plant Food in spring.

Shipping Info: 

  • Enjoy free shipping on orders over $45 
  • Size at shipping varies by the season and plant 
    • 0.65 Gallon plants are 6-12" tall at shipment  
    • Quart shrubs are 5-8" tall at shipment 

Features

  • Resists Deer

Characteristics

  • Hardiness Zones: 05 06 07 08 09
  • Height: 36 - 48 In
  • Spread: 36 - 48 In
  • Habit: Upright
  • Foliage Color: Green
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