fountain grass

noun

Definition of fountain grass

: any of several ornamental grasses (genus Pennisetum) having tufted stems and spikes of feathery flower clusters

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Recent Examples on the Web When selecting plants, opt for a variety of shapes, textures, and sizes, like a structural fatsia with weeping cherry and fountain grass. Sunset Magazine, "Finding the Ki to Your Own Garden," 19 Aug. 2020 When selecting plants, opt for a variety of shapes, textures, and sizes, like a structural fatsia with weeping cherry and fountain grass. Sunset Magazine, "Finding the Ki to Your Own Garden," 19 Aug. 2020 When selecting plants, opt for a variety of shapes, textures, and sizes, like a structural fatsia with weeping cherry and fountain grass. Sunset Magazine, "Finding the Ki to Your Own Garden," 19 Aug. 2020 When selecting plants, opt for a variety of shapes, textures, and sizes, like a structural fatsia with weeping cherry and fountain grass. Sunset Magazine, "Finding the Ki to Your Own Garden," 19 Aug. 2020 When selecting plants, opt for a variety of shapes, textures, and sizes, like a structural fatsia with weeping cherry and fountain grass. Sunset Magazine, "Finding the Ki to Your Own Garden," 19 Aug. 2020 The three most commonly found in the more than 6,100 data points collected by Desert Defenders are stinknet, fountain grass and Sahara mustard. Anton L. Delgado, The Arizona Republic, "'Desert Defenders' trains citizen scientists to track flammable invasive plants," 13 Sep. 2020 When selecting plants, opt for a variety of shapes, textures, and sizes, like a structural fatsia with weeping cherry and fountain grass. Sunset Magazine, "Finding the Ki to Your Own Garden," 19 Aug. 2020 When selecting plants, opt for a variety of shapes, textures, and sizes, like a structural fatsia with weeping cherry and fountain grass. Sunset Magazine, "Finding the Ki to Your Own Garden," 19 Aug. 2020

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First Known Use of fountain grass

1905, in the meaning defined above

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“Fountain grass.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fountain%20grass. Accessed 24 Jan. 2021.

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