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James Burghardt

(Fountaingrass, Moudry Fountaingrass)

Popular and tough, fountaingrass is an attractive perennial that makes a great addition to sunny borders. This East Asian native forms neat clumped mounds of graceful pale to medium green arching blades. From summer to fall, large feathery spikes of flowers arise from thin arching stems. These soft spikes may be cream, tan or rose-hued. The leaves and flowers of fountaingrass turn golden brown in autumn and persist through winter, but should be cut back in spring. Selection 'Moudry' has blackened...

(Chinese Fountaingrass, Fountaingrass, Piglet Fountaingrass)

Popular and tough, fountaingrass is an attractive perennial that makes a great addition to sunny borders. This East Asian native forms neat clumped mounds of graceful pale to medium green arching blades. From summer to fall, large feathery spikes of flowers arise from thin arching stems. These soft spikes may be cream, tan or rose-hued. The leaves and flowers of fountaingrass turn golden brown in autumn and persist through winter, but should be cut back in spring. Selection 'Piglet' is medium sized...

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James H. Schutte

(Chinese Fountaingrass, Fountaingrass, Red Head Fountaingrass)

Popular and tough, fountaingrass is an attractive perennial that makes a great addition to sunny borders. This East Asian native forms neat clumped mounds of graceful pale to medium green arching blades. From summer to fall, large feathery spikes of flowers arise from thin arching stems. These soft spikes may be cream, tan or rose-hued. The leaves and flowers of Red Head fountaingrass turn golden brown in autumn and persist through winter, but should be cut back in spring. This cultivar is known...

(Fountaingrass, Weser River Mountains Fountaingrass)

The tidy, vigorous ‘Weserbergland’ is a moderately compact fountaingrass that puts forth a fountain of feathery grassy plumes in summer. This sun-loving, perennial bunch grass is also as easy as pie to grow.

The long fine blades of ‘Weserbergland’ are medium green and lightly scabrous to the touch. From summer to fall, it offers tall, feathery, cream-colored flower spikes that arise from tall arched stems. In fall the flowers and foliage turn golden brown and add beauty and interest to the...

(Fountaingrass)

This Japanese form of the popular and tough perennial fountaingrass offers large mounds of graceful arching blades that are medium green and flat-bladed. The clumps are more symmetrical and lush in appearance than standard fountaingrass and offer large feathery spikes of flowers from from summer to fall. These soft spikes are dark purple at the center and fluffy white at the edges. In fall the flowers and foliage turn golden brown and add beauty and interest to the garden through the winter months,...

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James H. Schutte

(Millet, Pearl Millet)

Highly valued as both a crop plant and ornamental, pearl millet is easy to cultivate, tough, and its seeds are attractive to birds. This warm-season grass is among the most ancient of the cultivated annual grains. It is believed to have originated from sub-Saharan Africa and was then taken to the Middle East and India approximately 4,000 years ago. In recent years garden-worthy purple and bronze-leaved forms have hit the market.

Millet is a broad-bladed grass with a narrow, upright habit....

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Jessie Keith

(Millet, Pearl Millet)

The broad, bright green blades of 'Jade Princess' form dense clumps and create a fresh backdrop for its showy burgundy-red flower spikes. This Ball Horticultural Company introduction has a denser habit than most millets and is perfectly suited to hot, sunny garden spaces.

Highly valued as both a crop plant and ornamental, pearl millet is easy to cultivate, tough, and its seeds are attractive to birds. This warm season grass is among the most ancient of the cultivated annual grains. It is believed...

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James H. Schutte

(Jester Millet, Millet, Pearl Millet)

Highly valued as both a crop plant and ornamental, pearl millet is easy to cultivate, tough, and its seeds are attractive to birds. The bronze-leaved cultivar, 'Jester', is a superb ornamental grass for hot, sunny areas in need of bold lines and color.

Millet is a broad bladed grass with an upright habit. Each plant is solitary and looks a bit like a small corn plant. The flower panicles are dense and upright and appear when summer temperatures are hot. Upright clusters of little, round millet...

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James H. Schutte

(Millet, Pearl Millet, Purple Millet)

Highly valued as both a crop plant and ornamental, pearl millet is easy to cultivate, tough, and its seeds are attractive to birds. The striking purple-leaved form, 'Purple Majesty', is a superb ornamental grass for hot, sunny areas in need of bold lines and color.

Millet is a broad bladed grass with an upright habit. Each plant is solitary and looks a bit like a small corn plant. The flower panicles are dense and upright and appear when summer temperatures are hot. Upright clusters of little,...

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Jessie Keith

(Oriental Fountaingrass)

This tough and pretty ornamental grass is grown for its dense clumps of arching grassy foliage and soft plumes that are often rosy pink. Like many ornamental grasses, it offers season-long interest and is easy-to-grow.

A native of Asia and India, oriental fountaingrass puts forth new fresh green blades in spring. In mid to late summer it produces pretty grassy plumes that are long, narrow and arching. These may be ivory, pale pink or rose-hued. In late fall, the foliage becomes straw-colored...