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Little Bunny Dwarf Fountain Grass

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  • USDA Hardiness Zones 5-9
  • Height 16-20 Inches Tall
  • Spread 20-24 Inches Wide
  • Light Requirement is Full Sun

The Little Bunny Dwarf Fountain Grass is the smallest of the fountain grasses. Its unique size helps it fit in just about anywhere. It has cream colored seed heads stick out on top of the green foliage giving it a sophisticated look. Its foliage turns golden in the fall.

Foliage for the Little Bunny Dwarf Fountain Grass is green. It has a growing habit that gives it a fluffy fountain appearance. During the fall it dons a russet golden color. Its cream-colored tufted seed heads appear late in the summer. This miniature perennial grows to a height of sixteen to twenty inches. It has a spread of twenty to twenty-four inches. It is a great accent to rock gardens and is great for border and foundation planting. It looks wonderful in containers as a spiller and will thrive when mass planted. It is also widely used for ornamental purposes.

Little Bunny Dwarf Fountain Grass Care

Its maintenance is easy but should be followed. This grass does best when planted in full sun, however it can tolerate light shade. Soil should be rich and well drained. This dwarf has average water needs. The Little Bunny Dwarf Fountain Grass does not like wet soil. It can be plated in any soil type and can withstand any levels of Ph. Cut back before new growth starts to emerge in the spring. Fertilizer should be applied in the spring as well.

Little Bunny Dwarf Fountain Grass Spacing

Space your Little Bunny Dwarf Fountain Grass 20”-24” inches center on center. While commonly used in mass planting proper spacing should be implemented to give your plant plenty of room to grow. Container size should be 2-4 gallons.

Little Bunny Dwarf Fountain Grass Plant Facts

USDA Hardiness Zones: 5-9
Flower Color(s): Tan
Bloom Period: Late Summer
Foliage Color(s): Green
Light Exposure: Full Sun
Height Class: Medium
Height: 16-20 Inches
Spread: 20-24 Inches
Spacing: 20-24 Inches
Habit: Upright
Watering: Average
Drought Tolerant: No
Resists: Deer
Features: Fall Interest; Foliage Interest
Scientific Name: Little Bunny' Pennisetum alopecuroides
Common Name: Little Bunny Dwarf Fountain Grass
Other Name(s): Miniature Fountain Grass; Swamp Foxtail Grass; Ornamental Grass
Brand: Proven Selections

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Plant Addicts guarantees your plant(s) will arrive happy and healthy, but the plant(s) are being shipped through the mail and accidents happen. If the plant is dead, has dried out roots or the incorrect item was shipped just notify Plant Addicts within 3 days upon delivery. We may ask for pictures but will try to make it as easy as possible for you. Please note plant(s) with damaged branches or wilted leaves will not qualify for this guarantee. Plants are very resilient and will rebound quickly when cared for correctly.

For information on how to care for you new plant please check out our guide. Guide: How to Care for Your New Plant(s)

Plant Addicts Warranty - 1 Year (Extra Purchase Required)

We encourage all plant lovers to purchase the Plant Addicts Warranty whether you’re new or an expert. There are many variables outside our control and yours that can cause the demise of your plant(s). Examples would be hungry animals, drought, poor soil conditions, over watering, disease, insects & many other factors. The Plant Addicts Warranty is a 1 year warranty protecting you from all the unknowns and will replace your plant if it moves on to the plant afterlife.

The warranty is purchased on a per plant basis and must be purchased at the same time as the plant purchase. We will cover 100% of the price of the plant but the warranty does not cover shipping cost. Simply let us know if your plant has died within one year of receiving it and we’ll get you a new one shipped out. We may ask for photos for documentation purposes but again we’ll try to make it as easy as possible.

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Guide: How to Care for Your New Plant(s)

Planter Shipping

Standard Colors: 2-3 business days

Special Order Colors: 8 weeks - this is due to the planter being custom made with the color(s) of your choice

Please Note: On special orders there can not be any cancellations

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Summer Shipping

  • If there is extreme heat we’ll delay shipping.  
    • We’ll have to review what areas the plants are traveling through along with your location

Once your plant is shipped you’ll receive an email with tracking information. Depending on the above criteria we’ll ship your plant(s) towards beginning of the following week from your order. We put together this helpful guide of what to do when you receive your plants in the mail.

It is important to know that all of our plants are clearly labeled for which growing zones the plant can survive in. The plants are thoroughly trialed and tested in every growing zone before we state the plant can grow in a zone. Again, our #1 priority is to ship the plants to you healthy and ready to thrive in your location. So we will do everything in our power to do so.

1 Review - Little Bunny Dwarf Fountain Grass Show Reviews

  • 5
    growing in some pots

    Posted by RJ on Jan 26th 2020

    I wanted a small grass to be able to grow in a small pot. Bought 6 of these to make a small border along my sidewalk. It turned out pretty cool!