- 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
|Drought Tolerant: No
|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
Please Note: The pictures below are to give a general representation of the different container sizes. The actual size/ages of plants are estimates and will vary based on; type of plant, time of year, last pruning & many other factors.
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