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Pennisetum alopecuroides 'Moudry'
Common Name: Black Fountain Grass Family: Poaceae (The Grass Family)

Pennisetum alopecuroides 'Moudry'

'Moudry' is best known for its showy, purplish-black, bristly, bottle brush-like flower spikes that arch outward from clumps of mid green foliage in late summer. Flower spikes turn brownish as the seeds form and spikes usually persist until late fall or early winter.

Geogrpahical Origin:
Asia - China and Japan
Native Habitat:
Grassy places and waste ground in lowlands.

ClassDeciduous  Primary Bloom ColourWhite/Cream 
TypeGrass  Secondary Bloom Colour 
Height2-4'  Bloom TimeSummer - Fall 
Spread12-24'  FragranceNo 
Light ExposureFull - Part Sun Sun  Foliage ColourGreen 
Soil MoistureAverage Dry  Stem Colour 
Hardiness Zone6-9  BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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