pennisetum alopecuroides 'lumen gold' (fountain grass)*

Size: 1 gallon
  • compact and globe-shaped habit
  • bright golden foliage that persists throughout the summer, turning to light green in early fall
  • an abundance of brown flowers appear in late summer
  • bloom time: late summer to early fall 
  • warm season grasses are much slower starting in the spring
  • they do not push new growth until temperatures warm in early to midsummer
  • they flower later in the summer or fall with most blooms remaining into the winter
  • most warm season grasses tolerate heat, humidity and drought; some even thrive in these conditions
  • zone 5 
  • height 30-60cm 
  • spread 90-120cm
  • colour brown
  • full sun
  • attracts birds
  • deer resistant
  • low maintenance 
  • heat tolerant