Pennisetum setaceum 'Alba' 2
Pennisetum setaceum 'Alba' 2

Pennisetum setaceum 'Alba'
(Fountain Grass)
USDA Zone: 9 - 11
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Origin: Ethiopia
Type: Herbaceous perennial, Groundcover, Herbs

Typical Height: 2’-4’
(0.60 – 1.2mts)
Typical Spread: 2’-3’
(0.60 – 0.90mts)

Growth: Medium
Drought Tolerance: High
Salt Tolerance: Moderate
Wind Tolerance: N/A
Foliage Color: Green
Texture: Fine
Flower Color: White
Flowering Season: Summer
Flower Feature: Showy
Light Needs: High
Nutritional Needs: Medium
Human Hazards: None
Family: Poaceae
Propagation: Seeds; Division
Leaf Type: Simple; Linear
Environmental Issues: None

Typical sizes at the nursery:
1G (20” OA)
3G (30”OA)

Typical planting distance:
18” O.C. (0.45mts)

Common Uses: Accent clumps; Massing Groundcover; Rock gardens; Beds
Category: Sod & Grasses

Notes: Suitable for xeriscaping; Attracts Birds; Cottage

+ In this Photo:
Pennisetum setaceum 'Alba'
(Fountain Grass)
3' O.A.Height

All sizes are approximates
Photo taken by:
All Landscape Data, Inc.
December 2013
Kendall
Florida USA

Sources:
Betrock’s
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Internet Sources:
http://www.blackoliveeastnursery.net/index.php?main_page=product_info&products_id=590

http://www.landscapetogo.com/plants/2946-pennisetum-setaceum-alba-.html

http://www.caribbean-plants.com/shop/en/p/240/fountain-grass-pennisetum-setaceum-alba/