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Pennisetum setaceum 'Rubrum'

Pennisetum setaceum 'Rubrum'

Tender Purple Fountain Grass

Burgundy foxtail-like flowers bloom throughout the summer over arching clumps of lush red foliage. Makes an excellent specimen in containers. Heat and drought tolerant. Will grow to full size early in the season. Not winter hardy, but well worth planting again every year.

Exposure:

Sun

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Height:

36-48 Inches

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Spread:

30 Inches

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Hardiness Zone:

9

Characteristics & Attributes for Pennisetum setaceum 'Rubrum'

Attributes
Upright
Long Blooming
Heat Tolerant
Fall Bloomer
Drought Tolerant
Attractive Foliage
Low Maintenance
Flower Color
Burgundy
Foliage Color
Red
Best Usage
Mass Planting
Container
Border or Bed
Soil Moisture Preference
Average
Good Drainage
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Fall
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Spring
Summer
Fall
Growth Rate
Fast
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