Pennisetum, Carex, & Stipa
These annual grasses make a great addition to your containers and garden beds! Pennisetum is known as fountain grass with beautiful colorful foliage and bottlebrush plumes. Carex, also known as sedges, has a finely textured grasslike look. Stipa, or Mexican Feather Grass, has thin fluffy foliage that moves gracefully in breezes!
- Light Needs: Full sun
- Water Needs: Drought tolerant once established
- Bloom Season: Summer through first frost
- Height: Pennisetum (2 - 5 feet); Carex (15 inches); Stipa (2 feet)
- Growth Habit: Upright
- Lightly feed (1 -2 times per growing season) only if planted in containers.