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Plant Characteristics

Brand*
  • Proven Winners
  • Oklahoma Proven
Cultural Information*
  • Powdery Mildew - High Resistance
  • Leaf Spot - Moderate Resistance
  • Root Rot - Moderate Resistance
  • Leaf Scorch - High Resistance
Flower Color*
  • Bronze/Tan/Brown
  • Dark Pink
Growth Rate*
  • Fast
Leaf Color Fall*
  • Dark Yellow/Gold
  • Tan/Beige
Leaf Color Spring*
  • Burgundy/Crimson
  • Green
Leaf Color Summer*
  • Green
  • Burgundy/Crimson
Leaf Color Winter*
  • Beige/Brown
Leaf Type*
  • Deciduous/Herbaceous
Nature Assets*
  • Deer Resistant
Plant Type*
  • Annual
  • Ornamental Grass
Preferred Planting Season*
  • Summer Planting
  • Spring Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
  • Prefers Low pH (Acidic Soils)
  • Moist
  • Salt Tolerant
  • Adapts Well to Most Soil Types
  • Average
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Tolerates Low pH (Acidic Soils)
  • Well-Drained
Propagation Methods*
  • Cuttings or Divisions
Season of Interest*
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
  • Spring
  • Early Spring
  • Winter
  • Summer
  • Year-Round
  • Fall
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
  • Summer Flowering
Sun Exposure*
  • Prefers Full Sun in Northern States
  • Prefers Full Sun in Southern States
Uses*
  • Mass Planting
  • Near Water Gardens or Ponds
  • Border Plant
  • Under Power Lines
  • Rock Gardens
  • Accent Plant
  • Landscape Specimen
  • Erosion Control
 

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

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

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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

FREE with every plant purchased:

  • The Sooner Guarantee: For details, click here!
  • A pre-measured amount of Polyon® Best-Paks time release fertilizer that keeps your plant well nourished for one year.
  • Pre-hydrated Hydro-Gels are included in the top of each container to use when planting as they help retain soil moisture, and plants will establish more quickly with less transplant shock. Plants will also survive drought-like conditions and accidental missed waterings better.
  • Planting and Care Instruction brochure.
  • Catalogs of new and exciting plant brands, such as Garden Debut® and Proven Winners®.

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