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Pennisetum setaceum 'Rubrum'

Tender Purple Fountain Grass

Burgundy foxtail-like flowers bloom throughout the summer over arching clumps of lush red foliage. Makes an excellent specimen in containers. Heat and drought tolerant. Will grow to full size early in the season.


  • Category:Perennials
  • Hardiness Zone:9
  • Height:36-48 Inches
  • Spread:30 Inches

Flower Color
Burgundy
Foliage Color
Red
Best Usage
Border or Bed
Container
Mass Planting
Soil Moisture Preference
Average
Good Drainage
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Fall
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Spring
Summer
Fall
Exposure
Sun
Growth Rate
Fast
Additional Information about Pennisetum setaceum 'Rubrum'

Burgundy foxtail-like flowers bloom throughout the summer over arching clumps of lush red foliage. Makes an excellent specimen in containers. Heat and drought tolerant. Will grow to full size early in the season. Not winter hardy, but well worth planting again every year.