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Plant Characteristics

Attributes
  • Specimen
  • Container
Exposure
  • Sun
Growth Rate
  • Medium
Flower Color
  • Red
  • Purple
Season of Interest (Foliage)
  • Summer
  • Summer Flowers
  • Late Spring / Early Summer
  • Late Summer
  • Early Spring
Plant Introduction
  • Oklahoma Proven
Best Characteristics
  • Flower
  • Growth Habit
Soil Moisture Needs
  • Moist
  • Average
  • Well Drained
Plant Type
  • Perennial
  • Grass
  • Annual
Best Usages
  • Border Plant
  • Landscape Specimen
  • Mass Planting
  • Near Water Gardens or Ponds
  • Container Plant
  • Accent Plant
 

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

Grasses are easy to grow, and adapts to most conditions. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer. To give your plant the best start possible, we include a free fertilizer packet.

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PURPLE FOUNTAIN GRASS

Pennisetum setaceum 'Rubrum'

Buy Purple Fountain Grass online. The best and most planted Purple Fountain Grass. a rapid grower and prolific bloomer with red-burgundy color throughout both foliage and fox tail-like flowers. A tender perennial in warmer climates, a fantastic annual grass worth planting in colder areas.

Mature Height:

3-5 Feet

Mature Spread:

2-3 Feet

Hardiness Zone:

9-11

What's My Hardiness Zone?

Family: Poaceae · Common Name: Fountain Grass

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  • Pre-measured amount of Polyon® Best-Paks time release fertilizer keeps your plant well nourished for one year.
  • Pre-hydrated Hydro-Gels are included to use when planting; Hydro-Gels help retain soil moisture, and plants establish more quickly with less transplant shock. Plants will survive drought conditions and accidental missed waterings better.
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Customer Testimonials

Plant arrived in NY state in very good condition with even one bloom on it when opened. Thank you for a great product.


Regine
Oneonta, NY
August 2014