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Rubrum Purple Pennisetum Grass Plant

  • - Purple Fountain Grass
  • - Height: 28-36 inches
  • - Hardiness Zone: 9-11
  • - Exposure: Part-Full Sun
  • - Bloom Time: Summer
  • - Each Quart contains 1 Rubrum Purple Pennisetum Grass Plant
Plant Features

With its deep burgundy-red leaves, stems and feathery flower plumes, Rubrum Purple Fountain Grass makes a great focal point in beds, borders and large container gardens. The feathery inflorescences are 12-inches long and occur from early summer to frost. This ornamental grass is a perfect contrast next to green or yellow foliage and pink or red flowers and also lends itself well to mass plantings.

Attribute name Attribute value
Plant Needs
Sunlight 6+ hours
Soil Moisture Moist
Soil Properties Well-drained
Tolerates Clay soil, Sandy soil
Fertilizer When transplanted and then once every Spring
Attribute name Attribute value
Plant Characteristics
Mature Spread 30-36 inches
Habit Clumping
Foliage Color Burgundy
Features Cut Flower
Garden Styles Container Garden, Cottage Garden, Fall Garden, Roof Garden, Therapeutic Garden
Plant Used for Aesthetic Appeal, Borders and Edging, Erosion Control, Focal Point, Ground Cover, Texture
Pet Friendly Yes

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Great Grass

Beautiful grass. Taller (36”+) Adds great character and color to planting beds. Does not tolerate winters in Northern Oklahoma.

From anonymous | January 15, 2022