Pennisetum 'Cassian'

Item #38270


Brilliant fall foliage!

Feathery blooms turn from soft pink to tan over 3 seasons.

Those in the market for an easy way to decorate their border should look no further than Cassian Pennisetum. The appeal of this petite fountain grass is its colorful display. It's lush green foliage billows out while fuzzy flowers with pink tops rise up to for added interest in summer when they first bloom. The show doesn't stop at the end of the season though. This long lived grass has color for every season as its flowers mellow to yellow and then caramel in winter. Humans aren't the only ones who will appreciate Cassian, birds will love feasting on its seeds in autumn, a bonus for our bird lovers out there! Cassian has the patience of a saint, tolerating heat, humidity, pests and diseases without breaking a sweat. Make this fountain grass the newest addition to your border or containers today!


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Genus Pennisetum
Species alopecuroides
Variety 'Cassian'
Item Form 1-Quart
Zone 5 - 9
Bloom Start to End Mid Summer - Early Fall
Habit Dwarf
Plant Height 24 in - 3 ft
Plant Width 24 in - 2 ft 6 in
Additional Characteristics Bird Lovers, Bloom First Year, Easy Care Plants, Fall Foliage Changes, Flower, Long Bloomers
Bloom Color Beige, Cream, Light Pink, Light Yellow
Foliage Color Olive Green, Orange
Light Requirements Full Sun
Moisture Requirements Dry, Moist,  well-drained
Resistance Cold Hardy, Disease Resistant, Drought Tolerant, Heat Tolerant, Humidity Tolerant, Pest Resistant
Soil Tolerance Clay, Normal,  loamy, Poor, Sandy
Uses Border, Containers, Foliage Interest, Foundation, Ornamental, Outdoor, Winter Interest, Cut Flowers, Everlastings, Fall Color
Restrictions *Due to state restrictions we cannot ship to the following:
Canada, Guam, Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, Hawaii

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