Acta Horticulturae Sinica ›› 2022, Vol. 49 ›› Issue (3): 705-706.doi: 10.16420/j.issn.0513-353x.2020-0159

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A New Pennisetum alopecuroides Cultivar‘Lingshan’

WANG Lihong*(), LI Huibin, BIAN Xiuju, SUN Xinbo   

  1. Key Laboratory of Crop Growth Regulation of Hebei Province,College of Agronomy,Hebei Agricultural University,Baoding,Hebei 071001,China
  • Received:2021-06-03 Revised:2022-01-21 Online:2022-03-25 Published:2022-03-25
  • Contact: WANG Lihong


Pennisetum alopecuroides‘Lingshan’is a new ornamental culticar which is selected from wild germplasm resources by individual selection and bulk selection methods. The ornamental characteristics of the cultivar is a long green stage from April to October. The plant heights before heading are about 60-70 cm. After heading,the plant heights and crown widths are 100-150 cm and plant shape looks like a‘Fountain’. The new cultivar has significant advantages in the ornamental value,cold resistance,drought tolerance and the low maintenance cost.

Key words: Pennisetum alopecuroides, ornamental grass, cultivar

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