Pennisetum alopecuroides 'Piglet'
- Compact Fountain Grass with short leaves, long flower stalks
- Heavy bloomer
- Reddish-brown autumn color
Cute grass that is the perfect size for containers and small areas in the landscape. It is taller than 'Little Bunny', but shorter than 'Hameln'. This variety has tan puffy plumes that rise above the finely textured foliage. It is deer resistant and has great year round interest. This is an adorable grass that is great for patio containers and as a tall edging plant.
Height: 18 inches
Spread: 24 inches
Uses: Borders, Cottage Gardens, Edging, Groundcover, Mass Planting, Cut Flower, Rain Gardens
Critter Resistance: Deer
Notable Features: Blooms: Summer, Autumn, Winter
Homeowner Growing Tips: Grow in full sun, in moderately fertile, moist, well-drained soil. Cut back dead foliage by early spring. In cold northern climates, site in a protected area and apply mulch for the winter.