https://www.smgrowers.com/products/plants/plantdisplay.asp?plant_id=4170 Flowering: July - September, 4 months after sowing: Vase Life: Excellent for cutting. Advertisement . Make an Enquiry . Good for drying, so indefinite. The lovely soft red flowers are produced from late summer, and the foliage is green and mound forming, making it a neat and compact ornamental grass. Pennisetum alopecuroides. The cultivar “Fairy Tails’ is a recipient of the Royal Horticultural Society’s Award of Garden Merit. £3.50. Lovely in a mixed border or can even be grown in a container. Foliage/Stem/Fruit Interest. PENNISETUM MESSIACUM RED BUNNY TAILS. 0 more photos VIEW GALLERY. This deer resistant fountain grass reaches 8 to 18 inches (20-46 cm.) Ideal for dry stream beds and around rocks in natural or wild gardens. Primary Pennisetum facts. Ornamental grass producing delightful Pinkish-red 'Bunny-Tail' like flower heads in late summer, early autumn. Available read more . Easy Garden Shrub Roses Beautiful Gardens Shrubs Long Blooming Perennials Fragrant Garden Rose Garden Landscape Plants Perennials. In 2001 this chance seedling was discovered at John Greenlee and Associates’ Pomona nursery in California. Pennisetum messiacum 'Red Bunny tail' Find the Perfect Grasses for your Garden. Low-growing, compact and incredibly floriferous, Pennisetum orientale (Oriental Fountain Grass) is a clump-forming tufted perennial grass and one of the most striking hardy fountain grasses. The cut stems and foliage is useful as a natural mulch or may be composted. More From the Plant Guide. Pennisetum villosum is normally a deciduous grass, but it could be that your garden was particularly sheltered and protected so it kept it's foliage. Bunny's Tail Grass Border Position: Front Soil Type: Sandy Scent: Unscented Site: Full Sun, Part Shade: Height: 50cm (20in) Spacing: 30cm (12in) Sowing, Seeds, Planting: Sow under cover March-April or direct April-May. Pennisetum is a grass that exists in many varieties. Is this a plant you would like us to sell? Almost pure white flowers like hairy caterpillars. Native to mountains in NE Africa. Add to basket. This plant forms 2 to 3 foot wide clumps with upright foliage to 4 feet tall (or more with regular irrigation) and dark wheat-colored blooms rising above the foliage in spring and summer. They look rather like small rabbit tails from where the name comes. Customer Feedback 'Red Bunny Tails' is a very pretty clump forming, deciduous grass. Available read more Out of stock. Pennisetum massaicum ‘Red Bunny Tails’ £ 8.99. sullivantii 'Goldsturm' 'Banana Boat' daylily Hemerocallis 'Banana Boat' Mescal . I've grown Bunny Tails - Lagurus ovatus from seed, it is an annual grass in my zone and was not a vigorous grower nor did it reseed. Design Ideas Now small gardens and courtyards can enjoy the beautiful fountain-like flowers of Fountain Grass. 2016-10-25 Pennisetum Villosum.Is this grass sometimes referred to as Pennisetum Viridescens? Your Name* Your Email* Your Message* *field required. Little Bunny dwarf fountain grass (Pennisetum alopecuroides ‘Little Bunny’) is a low maintenance ornamental with a compact size. Grasses are a great choice to add structure, color and movement to the garden. Plant in full sun. Details. 2015-10-28. £8.95. The slow growing grass is ideal for rock gardens, borders, and small perennial beds – even containers. Sun Exposure: Full Sun. Pennisetum alopecuroides ‘Little Bunny’ Pennisetum orientale ‘Karley Rose’ Pennisetum ‘Burgundy Giant’ All 14 results here: Alphabetical list of all 4,000+ perennials here: Pennisetum orientale ‘Tall Tails’ Giant Fountain Grass: USDA Zone: 6-9: Plant number: 8.300.170. Bunny tail grass is a novice gardener’s dream because it’s so forgiving, and bunny grass plant info wouldn’t be complete without noting its drought tolerance. Name – Pennisetum Family – Poaceae Type – grass. May need winter protection in colder areas. 3 Litre Pot Size. Search our database of 1738 Plants 'Goldsturm' black-eyed Susan Rudbeckia fulgida var. Native to Asia and Australia, Pennisetum alopecuroides (Fountain Grass) is among the most beautiful and graceful ornamental grasses with its cascading foliage that rustles in the wind. Water Requirements: Unknown - Tell us. Pennisetum massaicum ‘Red Bunny Tails’ £ 10.99. Online shopping for Garden & Outdoors from a great selection of Garden Décor, Gardening, Garden Furniture & Accessories, Plants, Seeds & Bulbs, Outdoor Lighting & more at everyday low prices. A second grass specialist, Neil Lucas, of Knoll Gardens’ fame, introduced Pennisetum ‘Fairy Tails’ to the UK market several years ago. prev next. 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