Purple Fountain Grass

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Landscape Notes: Purple Fountain Grass, Pennisetum alopecuroides is one of the most useful grasses for flower gardens, it is a warm season grass that looks wonderful throughout the year. Its narrow, fine textured, purplish maroon leaves form a dense mat that remains purplish maroon into fall. In late summer, foxtail like plumes open and mature to rose red.


Exposure/Culture: Purple Fountain Grass, Pennisetum alopecuroides thrives in full sun to partial shade conditions. Prefers well drained, moist, organic rich soils, and is adaptable to various soil types. Cut plants to the ground in fall.


Other Notes: Purple Fountain Grass, Pennisetum alopecuroides combines attractively with Black Eyed Susan and with upright perennials. Space plants 3 feet apart.


Genus Pennisetum
Species alopecuroides
Container Size 6 Inch Pot
Foliage Color Purplish Red
Mature Height 24 to 36 Inches
Mature Spread 18 to 24 Inches
Soil Well Drained
Zones 5-9
Mature Form Clumping
Growth Rate Moderate
Sun Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade
Flower Color Rose-Red
Fall Color Purplish Red
Bloom Period Late Summer to Fall

  • Model: 6 Inch Pot
  • Shipping Weight: 4lbs
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This product was added to our catalog on Wednesday 23 November, 2016.

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