Pennisetum alopecuroides 'Little Bunny' has the family name "Poaceae". The Dutch name is Lampenpoetsersgras
Family name: Poaceae
Common name: Lamp cleaner grass
(Flowering) color: Purple violet, green
Flowering month(s): July August and September
Height in cm: 0 to 50 cm
Lamp cleaner grass or brush feather grass. Graceful arching leaves. Bottles Brush-like inflorescences on tall, curving stems from summer into fall. Suitable as a solitary. Fertilize and water if necessary. The Pennisetum alopecuroides flowers from September with brown, purple, cylindrical spikes. Excellent for floral arrangements. This grass also gives a beautiful winter silhouette in winter. Becomes 50 centimeters high. These North American grasses are typical of open plains. So a lot of light is important. Can be cut to the ground in April (or even better: burned).
Our regular grower for the grasses is a grower who attaches great importance to sustainable cultivation. They are MPS A+ / SQ / GAP certified
MPS A+ stands for: MPS Natural Protected. (A+ is the strictest version)
MPS Natural Protected is an MPS-A or MPS-A+ qualification in combination with crop protection products that are only permitted in EKO cultivation. It is a unique standard in the world and is a yardstick that shows the extent to which business operations are environmentally friendly .
SQ stands for: MPS Socially Qualified (SQ)
Contains health, safety and working conditions requirements.
MPS GAP stands for: MPS-GAP has formulated requirements for production in the areas of: Traceability, environment, safety and hygiene. MPS-GAP is the next step after MPS-ABC on the road to sustainability.