Pennisetum Little Bunny

Fountain Grass, Pearl Millet
$15.95 ea.
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Miniature Fountain Grass
Dark green petite foliage in a tidy mound all season. Buff colored seed heads float above the foliage. Pennisetum Little Bunny has a graceful fountain-like habit. The seed heads can be used as a lovely addition to fresh and dried flower arrangements. Foliage develops to an almond color in the fall.

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Plant Type Perennials, Grasses
Species alopecuroides
Height Short 8-10" (12" in flower)
Spacing Plant 12" apart
Bloom Time Early Summer to Mid-Fall
Sun / Shade Full Sun to Mostly Sunny
Soil Type Normal, Clay, Sandy
Water Needs Low
Sold In Plantable Pots

Special Features

  • Deer Resistant
  • Long-Blooming
  • Winter Interest

Planting Sites

  • For a Slope or Bank
  • Humidity Tolerant
  • OK in Containers

Pennisetum General Information

Pennisetum are prized for their arching multitude of bottle-brush seed plumes over tidy cascading foliage. Showy and easy to grow; they are lovely alone, in groups and in containers. The slightest breeze produces movement. Good for drying. Great for edging and for banks. Not prone to reseeding. Ornamental Grasses are restricted from Idaho and Oregon. Idaho has restricted all potted plant material from being shipped into Idaho at this time.

Pennisetum Plant Care

They prefer good drainage with full sun or light shade and will even grow in rocky or sandy soil as long as it remains fairly moist. Can be divided in spring when needed. Cut back in early spring leaving 3-5" of previous year's growth.