Spring Plant

Feathertop Grass Seeds
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Ornamental grass gives your garden an ethereal quality when the light filters through it. The plumes dry out for a golden winter interest, or you can harvest and dry them.
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  • HEIGHT2ft when full grown
  • SPACING18" between plants
  • LIGHTFull sun, or part-shade
  • ZONEAnnual, zones 2-7, perennial zones 8-11

  • INCLUDES50 seeds

  • Botanical NamePennisetum villosum
Spring Plant


Feather Top Grass has large creamy plumes that grow up to 6" long in the late summer atop robust clumps of grass. A beautiful addition to bouquets, and a big statement in the garden.

  • DEER Deer resistant
  • KIDS+PETS Non-toxic
  • CLIMATE Heat loving
  • WATER Drought tolerant
  • INDOOR+POTSGrows well in containers outside

How to Plant

Sow a cluster of 6 seeds, spaced about 1/2" apart from each other, 1/4" deep into the soil to make a clump of grass. Water gently and regularly over the next 2 weeks.

Where to Plant

Find a place that gets mostly sun, and space seed clusters at least 18" apart.

When to Plant

Spring, after last frost, or start inside 6 weeks earlier.

When to Expect Blooms

Fuzzy plumes all summer long.

Care Instructions

Water regularly until they get established, and then give them extra water during dry spells.

Extra Credit

Plumes can be dried and used in preserved bouquets.

Feathertop Grass Seeds

$6.00 $0.00 ( / )