Pennisetum setaceum 'Rubrum'

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Purple Fountain Grass

USDA Hardiness Zone 9-10 TENDER

Striking annual cultivar that provides a very long season of interest. Maroon foliage and flower are a wonderful accent in a container or garden setting.

Height

30-48 Inches

Spread

24 Inches

Color

Mixed

Bloom Time

June-October

Good Companions

Hollyhock (Alcea rosea), Fall Garden Mum (Chrysanthemum ), Ornamental Swiss Chard (Swiss Chard ), Tickseed (Coreopsis Big Bang), Helen's Flower (Helenium ), Fall Ornamental Cabbage (Cabbage ), Bee Balm (Monarda didyma), Fall Black-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia ), Belgian Mum (Chrysanthemum )

Characteristics & Attributes

Attributes & Uses
Crafts
Dried Flowers
Containers
Cut Flowers
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Exposure
Full Sun
Foliage Color
Maroon
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Winter
Fall
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Winter
Summer
Fall
Soil Moisture Preference
Rich
Moist but well-drained
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