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Red Fountain Grass

Pennisetum setaceum 'Rubrum'
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Annuals & Perennials Size Chart

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Typically available late spring through late fall. Call store for exact availability. 

Deciduous grass with deep purple leaves. Feathery dark pink flower heads rise above foliage in summer. Blooms tan with age. Utilize full, clumping habit in containers or borders.

* Monrovia priced higher.

Plant with Black-Eyed Susan Vine


  • Landscape Size: 5' tall, 5' width
  • Light Requirement: Full Sun
  • Water Needs: Low
  • Sunset Zone: 8-24
  • Growth Habit: Clumping
  • Growth Rate: Fast
  • Attributes: Ornamental Grass, Deer Resistant, Flowers for Cutting

These characteristics apply to the greater Sacramento area and nearby regions. 

Live outside of our area? Please check with your local cooperative extension for the best growing practices in your neck of the woods.

Visit: UC Cooperative Extension Offices

Visit: National County Extension Offices

Green Thumb Guide

Thrives in most well draining soils. Prune back to 4 inches above ground in late winter before new growth. Sterile variety will not reseed and crowd out other plants. 


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