Latin: Pennisetum alopecuroides
Other common names: Chinese Fountain Grass, Swamp Foxtail Grass, Dwarf Fountain Grass
Mature Height: 3 feet
Soil / Climate: Prefers moist soils, partial shade to full sun. It will tolerate Black Walnut and is deer proof.
Notes: Effective ways to propagate is by seed or the dividing of the roots. This can be done in early spring but it can be sown all year if the temperature is right. It is considered an ornamental grass. It is a species of perennial grass native to Asia and Australia. It’s used in dried flower arrangements, as groundcover, and to help with erosion control.