Divide clumps in late spring or early summer. Piglet Fountain Grass The compact size of this fountain grass makes it a versatile design element. Cut back to about 3 inches tall in fall or spring. Seed heads provide fall interest. Shop Monrovia 3-Quart in Pot Dwarf Fountain Grass in the Perennials department at Lowe's.com. These fade to tawny brown as seed ripens in fall. FULL sun to MORNING sun/AFTERNOON shade Knee height fountain grass is half the size of 'Hameln'. In June, Piglet is already growing nicely, providing texture and movement in the Summer breeze. Details. Its height falls right in between ‘Little Bunny’ and … At only 18″ tall, Pennisetum ‘Piglet’ is half the size of Pennisetum ‘Hameln’ and much more floriferous than Pennisetum ‘Little Bunny’. (Wish I had remembered to close the garage door before taking this picture.) Fluffy, bottle brush-like flowers rise 6" above foliage August to October. Item # Pennisetum alopecuroides 'Piglet' Fountain Grass. At just about knee height, it can work in the middle of a perennial bed or as an edging. Foliage and attractive flower spikes of this ornamental grass provide excellent texture, color and contrast to borders, foundations and open areas. Growth will resume when weather warms up in spring. Features narrow, medium to deep green leaves (to 1/2" wide) in summer, changing to golden yellow in fall and fading to beige in late fall. Features narrow, medium to deep green leaves (to 1/2" wide) in summer, changing to golden yellow in fall and fading to beige in late fall. Pennisetum alopecuroides, commonly called fountain grass, is a warm season ornamental grass which typically grows in graceful, spreading clumps from 2-3' tall and as wide. This height difference gives ‘Piglet’ a slight advantage for containers, small patios and foreground plantings, although each of these lovely grasses deserves a place in the landscape. Soft, narrow leaves provide fine texture and movement all summer. Color: White Shades Height: 18-24 Inches Spread: 18-24 Inches Zone: 5-8 What is my zone? Prefers a well drained soil in full sun. Origin: Cultivar of Pennisetum alopecuroides, a grass native to eastern Asia and western Australia. It tends to grow in an upright, dense overall fashion. ‘Piglet’ was discovered and introduced by Intrinsic Perennial Gardens. Likes regular moisture. Flower height can reach over just over 2 feet. Fountain grass prefers full sun but will manage in partly sunny spots although flower production will lessen. (Fountain Grass) Pennisetum ‘Piglet’ PP19,074 is a new fountain grass that is perfectly sized for any garden. Pennisetum alopecuroides ‘Piglet’ Another shorter grass, ‘Piglet’ is a dwarf fountain grass that typically grows in a graceful, spreading clump about 18 inches tall and a couple feet wide. Flower plumes appear in mid- … Season: Summer for flowers, fall for seed heads. Search Plants; Explore Collections; Our Differences 'Piglet' is a good choice for a really compact space. Pennisetum alopecuroides 'Piglet' Dwarf Fountain Grass Price: $14.99. The cascading leaves on this plant have a fountain-like appearance. Whether you're potting up a container or planting in the landscape, it's nice to have a plant that is versatile for both. A good "medium size" between two other popular cultivars, 'Hameln' (larger) and 'Little Bunny' (smaller). An attractive grass highlighted by fluffy, buff-colored plumes that arch above the lush, green fountain of foliage. PP19074 Plant Type: Grass - Ornamental. Attracts songbirds. Pennisetum Setaceum: A Grass for All Seasons Pennisetum setaceum 'Rubrum', commonly known as fountain grass or purple fountain grass, has been increasingly popular as both an accent plant and focal point in many landscape designs. 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