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Pennisetum orientale

Family: Poaceae

Common name: ORIENTAL FOUNTAIN GRASS

Native to: Central Asia, Southwest Asia To Northwest India

Plant

Type: grass

Forms: erect, tufted

Max height: 3 feet

Max width: 1.5 feet

Flower

white/off white

Leaf

green

Horticulture

Attracts wildlife: adult butterfly

Exposure: light shade, sun

Propagates by: seed

flowers in fall

flowers in summer

Soil types: well drained, wide range

USDA Zones: zone 7 to 0 f, zone 8 to +10 f, zone 9 to +20 f

Temp. range: 0 to +30 °F

Water: moderate, regular