Purple Fountain Grass

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Purple Fountain Grass

Pennisetum setaceum
Fountain Grass
2

4 feet
1

1.5 feet
Tropical and East Africa; SW Asia
  • Full Sun
  • Part Sun/Shade
  • Medium
  • Flowering

About This Plant

Full sun. A warm-season bunchgrass (evergreen in warm winters) much admired for its purple foliage and plume-like ornamental seedheads. It will die back with any frost; plan on cutting it back in winter to renew growth.

Maintenance

Supplemental water appreciated if planted in full sun. Cut back in winter to renew growth.

Features

Plant Type:
Grasses
Size:
2-4' H, 1-1.5' W
Sunlight Requirements:
Full Sun, Part Sun/Shade
Soil Types:
Clay, Sandy, Well drained
Wildlife:
Flower Color:
Purple, Red
Bloom Time:
May, June, July, August, September, October
Freeze Hardy:
Yes
Invasive:
No
Caution:
None
Coupon Eligible:
No

This plant goes well with

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