36-48" tall x 24-48" wide. Purple
Fountain Grass is as versatile as it is reliable. Plants provide a contrast in
texture and color ideal for repetition throughout the garden. Flower stalks
appear mid-summer and remain to provide interest through the winter. Unlike
other Pennisetum, Purple Fountain Grass does not reseed in the garden. This
drought tolerant grass is grown as an annual in all but the warmest regions,
but its rapid growth provides quick color in any location. Easy to grow and
AM014233 (Plant - 3.5" Pot)
AM015755 (Tray of 18)
AM015756 (Tray of 9)
Purple Fountain Grass
Pennisetum setaceum Rubrum
Full Sun, Half Sun / Half Shade
|Estimated Mature Spread|
Foliage plant all season. Rose red plumes form in mid summer and continue through fall.
Crown of plant should rest just at or above the soil surface after watering in.
Large clumps of arching and upright, narrow blade-like burgundy foliage.
Loamy Soil, Drought/Dry Soil
Dry, Average, Well Draining
Attract Birds, Deer Resistant, Pest / Disease Resistant, Low Maintenance, Good For Cut Flowers, Good For Dried Flowers, Good For Containers
Award of Garden Merit.
Southeast, West, Southwest, Pacific Northwest
Spring / Summer, Fall
|Ships to Hawaii, Alaska & Canada|