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Learn about several plant varieties and the planting information for each zone.

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Dwarf Fountain Grass (7 of 14)

Plant in organic, but well drained soil; water when dry; fertilize in spring
Plant in full sun; prune while dormant in winter.
Height: 1-3 feet; Width: 1-3 feet
Hardy in USDA zones 5-9:
Zone 5: Plant in spring to avoid winter heaving; plant in full sun; mulch after first hard frost; avoid contact with salt; fertilize in spring with balanced fertilizer.
Zone 6: Plant in spring; plant in full sun; mulch after first hard frost; fertilize in spring with balanced fertilizer.
Zone 7: Plant in spring; plant in full sun; mulch after first hard frost; fertilize in spring with balanced fertilizer.
Zone 8: Plant in spring; plant in full sun; mulch in fall; fertilize in spring with balanced fertilizer.
Zone 9: Plant in spring; plant in full sun; mulch in fall; fertilize in spring with balanced fertilizer.

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