Grass with feathery conspicuous culms

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Grass with feathery conspicuous culms

Post by MWP admin » Sat Nov 24, 2007 4:16 pm

Always green-belt on ornamental grasses. Is someone familiar with this species pls?
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Post by jackpot » Mon Nov 26, 2007 10:20 am

could be a Pennisetum (Pennisetum setaceum is frequently grown)

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Post by MWP admin » Tue Dec 04, 2007 11:09 pm

I have photos of a Pennisetum setaceum specimen which shows longer culms and reddish (pinkish) spikes. Maybe it is variable that much? (Try to post a photo if I have time !)
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My Pennisetum

Post by MWP admin » Sat Dec 08, 2007 5:28 pm

Here is a specimen of Pennisetum setaceum.

Longer and reddish culms and larger plant, though size and colour are not always determining factors.

Maybe Pennisetum villosum ?

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Post by jackpot » Tue Dec 11, 2007 5:08 pm

Pennisetum setaceum may come in whitish inflorescences, but I did not say it is- I only said it could/should be the genus.

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