Scientific Name: Pennisetum alopecuroides 'Little Bunny' Form: Mounded
Common Name:dwarf fountain grass Texture:Fine
Family Name:PoaceaeHabit: Arching, Upright, Dense
Plant Type: Herbaceous perennial, Poales (grass-like) Mature Size (ht. X w.):0.2 - 0.4m x 0.3 - 0.6m
Origin: Garden origin Hardiness Zone:Zone 6: (-23 to -18 C)
Leaves: Grass-like, Basal, Alternate, Parallel venation, Linear, Filiform, Serrulate
Flowers: Spikelet, (Floriferous), Green, Yellow, Jul- Aug
Fruit: Grain (caryopsis), Silver, Aug- Sep- Oct
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade
Soil or Media: Well-drained, Humus rich
Landscape Uses: Container planting, Cut flower or foliage, Dried flower or fruit, Fall interest, Group or mass planting, Perennial border, Rock garden, Small garden/space, Specimen plant, Summer interest, Waterside planting
Key ID Features:Fountain grass with bottle-brush like inflorescence that appears whitish and fluffy.