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    Hameln Dwarf Fountain Grass

    Pennisetum alopecuroides 'Hameln' (Cenchrus)

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    Pennisetum alopecuroides 'Hameln' (Cenchrus) (7994782482687)
    Pennisetum alopecuroides 'Hameln' (Cenchrus) (7994782482687)
    Pennisetum alopecuroides 'Hameln' (Cenchrus) (7994782482687)
    Pennisetum alopecuroides 'Hameln' (Cenchrus) (7994782482687)

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    Hameln Dwarf Fountain Grass

    Hameln Dwarf Fountain Grass

    Pennisetum alopecuroides 'Hameln' (Cenchrus)

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    Mature height
    2-3 ft.
    Mature Width
    2-3 ft.
    Sun exposure
    Full Sun
    Watering
    Occasional
    Growth Rate
    Fast
    Grows Well in Zones
    5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11
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    Description

    Pennisetum alopecuroides 'Hameln' is a beautiful, compact, ornamental grass that adds texture, movement, and interest to any landscape. With its graceful, arching habit and plumes of soft, fuzzy flowers, it is a favorite among gardeners and designers alike.

    Hameln is a dwarf Fountain Grass with an overall height up to 3 ft. The fluffy, white bristly plumes appear above the foliage on slender, wiry stems in late summer. The flowers start out creamy white and gradually mature to beige, providing interest and texture in the garden throughout the fall and winter. This warm-season grass forms clumps of narrow, bright green foliage that transitions into warm, golden amber hues in fall before fading to the straw-like color of dormancy.

    Pennisetum alopecuroides 'Hameln' is a compact ornamental grass that can be used in a variety of garden styles and designs. The fine texture, arching habit, and small size of ‘Hameln’ make it a great accent plant for mixed borders, small gardens, or containers. Plant in masses for a stunning effect along driveways or walkways. This dwarf fountain grass is an excellent choice for waterwise or low-maintenance landscapes and works well in rock gardens, cottage-style, or minimalist gardens.

    Hameln Dwarf Fountain Grass is well-suited for modern, traditional, or naturalistic gardens, where its simple form and soft texture can be highlighted. No matter what your garden style is, Pennisetum alopecuroides 'Hameln' is sure to add movement and beauty to your outdoor space.

    Plant care

    Hameln Dwarf Fountain Grass is a low-maintenance plant that requires little care once established. It prefers full sun and well-drained soil.

    Water deeply and regularly the first few months after planting to allow the roots to grow and become established in the soil. It is drought-tolerant once established but will benefit from occasional watering during prolonged dry spells. The overall height of ‘Hameln’ is dependent on the amount of water it receives and the climate where it is grown. The height may be smaller under drier conditions.

    Prune annually in late winter or early spring. Cut back the previous year's growth to about 3-inches above the ground to promote fresh new growth.

    Fertilizer is not necessary but applying a balanced fertilizer like G&B Organics All Purpose Fertilizer (4-4-4) in spring will promote healthy growth.

    'Hameln' is a versatile and adaptable grass that is well-suited to a variety of growing conditions. It will reseed, but not as aggressively as other Fountain Grasses making it a popular choice for landscaping and ornamental use.

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