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Pennisetum alopecuroides 'Cassian'

Origin: Japan; East Asia

Height: 2 feet; 3 feet w/flower

Light: Sun

Habit: Warm season; green foliage, fountain shape, bottle brush blooms in July

Soil: Dry;

Uses: Planted in sweeps, narrow stalks topped w/blooms form a sea of motion. Border or filler plant for large areas; specimen for containers. Bottlebrush blooms begin to               emerge in July. Has great fall color-orange/red hues.

Zone: 5-9

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