The Plant Company

Bringing your garden to life

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Telephone:
01403 740100

Email:
[email protected]

The Plant Company
Coolham Road
West Chiltington
Pulborough
West Sussex
RH20 2LH

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Opening times:
Tuesday-Friday, 9:00-17:30.
Closed public holidays.


 

The Plants

Pennisetum orientale 'Tall Tails'

fountain grass

Photo of Pennisetum orientale 'Tall Tails'

£9.00

A tall Pennisetum with arching, linear, light green leaves and softly bottlebrush-like, long, narrow, ivory-white spikelets in panicles

Type

  • Grasses

Foliage: Deciduous

Hardiness: Hardy

Vigour: Medium growing

Uses

  • Beds and borders
  • Flower arranging
  • Cottage style garden
  • Contemporary style garden
  • Gravel garden
  • Specimen

Special features

  • Attractive to wildlife
  • Low maintenance
  • Drought tolerant
  • Ground cover
  • Winter interest
  • Autumn interest
  • Architectural

Care instructions

Remove dead foliage and old flowered stems in early spring before growth begins Hardy in coastal and relatively mild parts of the UK (-5 to 1)

Dimensions

Size: Medium

Pot size: 2 litre

Eventual height: 200cm

Eventual spread: 150cm

Positions

  • Sun

Aspects

  • South

Soil types

  • Sandy
  • Normal

Soil pH ranges

  • Acid
  • Neutral
  • Alkaline

Special conditions

  • Coastal