Hameln Dwarf Fountain Grass Companion Plants

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How to Companion Plant with Hameln Plants

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Hameln dwarf fountain grass

Gardening is considered an art that requires the basic know-how of how to group plants together that complement each other creating a pleasing effect. I have seen garden designs that were far from what they should be simply because the designer either did not know or took into consideration that a beautifully designed landscape or garden is not thrown together but is a well-thought-out plan.

A well-designed garden is a work of art that ties the entire landscape together such as plants that have the same water requirements, lighting conditions along with the seem soil type. The heights, sizes, and colors of plant species should also be taken into consideration with companion planting.

In this article we will be discussing one such plant (hameln dwarf fountain grass) that can companion plant, fountain grasses are hardy low maintenance plants. There are many cultivars, and while some fountain grass is grown as ornamental plants there are some that are grown for biofuel and foraging. Some of these grasses however are only hardy to USDA zones 4 or 5 while others thrive best in zone 10. If your desire is to companion plant with hameln dwarf fountain then continue reading.

Hameln Dwarf Fountain Grass Companion Plants

1. Hameln dwarf fountain grass can survive in full sun or partial shade gardens, the green grass blades that have a fine texture grows to a height of 3 ft tall. The seed heads are soft and white with a wheat-like shape. Hameln dwarf fountain can be used as a backdrop in a flower or plant bed because the seed heads are white. A combination of colorful flowering plants or plants with colorful leaves will really cause your hameln dwarf fountain to be highlighted or stand out.

2. Colors can be mixed at the base of hameln dwarf fountain grass.

3. Hameln grass can also be planted in the middle of the plant beds with taller plants as a backdrop,  some taller plants can include palms, cane plants, or other tall plant species.

4.  Plants that produce light colors can work as well.

5. Combining hameln Dwarf fountain grass with canna lilies or bird of paradise will give that soft touch or tropical look.

6. Providing a backdrop of every green against the white seed flower head of this grass type will look pretty amazing.

Some Plant to Companion Plant with Hameln Dwarf Fountain Grass

Bonus to Planting the Hameln Dwarf Fountain Grass

  • This fountain grass is deer resistant.
  • Attracts birds.
  • Is used as cut flowers.
  • The Hameln dwarf fountain grass is not known to be invasive.
  •  The edges of the grass blades are sharp.
  •  Divide the clumps every 5-10 years and plant the divisions.

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The final word on hameln dwarf fountain grass  companion plants

Fountain grasses do have their place in the landscape and gardens, I have worked with many of these grass species and have never been disappointed. Companioning with fountain grass including the hameln dwarf fountain grass looks really amazing. These grass have been known to provide a habitat for lizards butterflies, birds, and many other creatures which can really cause your garden to come alive with their activity. Companioning plant with the hameln dwarf fountain grass is a winner, you will be so happy with the results.

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Norman loves being in the garden, both at home and for his job....
he is 'Natures Little helper' being outdoors, growing his vegetables and flowers from an early age.
Now having spent over 22 years in the profession he want to give some of his knowledge to others...
his vast array of hints and tips you will find scattered over this site will help you no end growing plants in your garden.