Pennisetum Setaceum ‘Rubrum’ – Purple Fountain Grass
Pennisetum Setaceum ‘Rubrum’ – Purple Fountain is an eye-catching clump-forming grass with burgundy red leaves and fluffy plumes of rose-purple blooms. Gracefully arching red foliage is a source of all-season color and soft texture in the landscape. The dark red flower heads make interesting additions to cut flower arrangements.
Its Attractive foliage and flower spikes of this ornamental grass provide excellent texture, color and contrast to borders, foundations and open areas. The plant will develop to a height of three to five feet (1 m.), with a comparable spread.
purple fountain ornamental grass prefers full sunlight, which brings out the intense color; however, it tolerates partial shade. Nearly any type of well-drained soil is fine, but the grass doesn’t do well in soggy, poorly drained soil.
Pennisetum setaceum ‘Rubrum’ are an often-overlooked group of herbaceous perennials They may easily enhance the beauty of your landscape, ease of care and reliability , are commonly used in commercial plantings as ornamental grasses — also as much in home landscapes