Pennisetum alopecuroides 'Hameln'

Common Name: Fountain Grass, Dwarf

Great durable, dwarf grass for any landscape.  Feathery silver to pink-white plumes mid-summer into fall.  Attractive bottlebrush type flower spikes.  Warm season grass.  Tolerates wet conditions well and drought conditions.

More About Pennisetum alopecuroides 'Hameln'

  • Compact, dwarf Fountain Grass.
  • Our best selling grass.


1-2 ft


2 ft

Hardiness Zone:

5 to 9

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Pennisetum alopecuroides 'Hameln' Characteristics


  • Mass Planting
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Border or Bed
  • Heat Tolerant
  • Ornamental Grass
  • Low Maintenance


  • Full sun to partial shade

Foliage Color

  • Green

Growth Rate

  • Medium to fast

Season of Interest

  • Spring to Fall

Soil Moisture

  • Soil tolerant
  • Average Water
  • Moist