Cayenne Fountain Grass

General Information

Cayenne Fountain Grass is a perennial plant. It will be controlled in size, reaching 3 feet tall and wide. This ornamental grass will work well in a variety of landscaping areas. The leaves are narrow and arching in form. They will keep a nice deep green color through the growing seasons. Large bottlebrush shaped flower spikes from summer into fall. They emerge reddish in color, maturing to tan. The Cayenne Fountain Grass will have the added benefit of having infertile seed heads.

Additional Information

Pennisetum alopecuroides ‘Cayenne’ will be 30 to 36 inches tall, with a similar width. It is recommended for USDA climate zones 5 to 9. Cayenne Fountain Grass will grow well in full sunlight conditions. It will do well with average amounts of moisture in well draining soils.

Shipping Notes

NOT AVAILABLE FOR SALE IN THESE US STATES AND TERRITORIES: AK, HI, GM, PR, VI. Due to Department of Agriculture regulations, we cannot send plants to California. Our products will ship with USPS, FedEx or UPS. They should take 2 to 3 days to reach most areas that we ship to. All of our plants will be shipped out within 7 to 10 business days, with certain exceptions. 

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Mature Width 30 to 36 Inches
Mature Height 30 to 36 Inches
Light Full to Part Sun
Planting Zone 5 to 9

Planting Zone Map

US Planting Zones


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