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A picture of a Oriental fountain grass

Oriental fountain grass

Pennisetum orientale 'Tall Tails'

Also known as

Fountain grass

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Half-hardy

H3

RHS hardiness

-5°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

65cm

Max

75cm

40cm

Min

50cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Oriental fountain grass Overview

This is a finely textured ornamental grass. The flowers will appear in the late spring and remain until the first frost.

How to propagate Oriental fountain grass

Seed

You can propagate from seed in early spring.

Division

Division in late spring or early summer.

Other uses of Oriental fountain grass

Ornamental, border, edging, naturaliser, dried arrangements