We cut our fountain grass (2 varieties) back in the early spring to about 4-6inches. It is now June, and it appears to be dead, can't see any new growth at all. We don't know what we did wrong, if we should dig it up and replace it or just give it more time to come back. Any suggestions?
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This winter was particularly cold for most of the U.S. It is possible that it simply got too cold. Another possibility is that if the area it is growing is too wet, it cannot tolerate that over the winter. Here is an article to help you determine if it is dead or just on a slow start: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/environmental/how-to-tell-if-a-plant-is-dead-and-how-to-recover-an-almost-dead-plant.htm