ornamental grass

Pennisetum setaceum 'Rubrum' | Red Fountain Grass

This cultivated variety is a striking, easy-to-grow ornamental grass. Be certain you have the selection 'Rubrum' and not the species, which is extremely invasive. 'Rubrum' seldom sets seed. Canopy coverage: 13 square feet.

Water Requirement: low

Sun Exposure: reflected sun, full sun

Cold Hardiness: cold hardy to 20F

Growth Rate: fast

Height: 5 feet high

Width: 4 feet wide


Foliage Color: purple

Flower Color: red, brown

Flower Season: summer

Wildlife: birds