Pennisetum setaceum 'Rubrum'
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Common Name:
Red Fountain Grass
   
Ornamental Features:
Arching bottlebrush flower spikes that accent burgundy leaves. Leaves are narrow and about 1/2 in wide.
   
Habit and Growth Rate:
Fast growing clump with arching leaves. Grows to 5 feet.
   
Landscape Value:
Use in small masses alone or in a bed. Use also as a specimen. Good for large containers with other plants. Can be used as an annual in colder climates and perennial if taken indoors during winter.
   
Hardiness:
Zone 9 - 10
   
Culture:
Requires moist, well-drained soil. Plant in full sun.
   
Pot Size & Finish Time:
Quart (4 to 6 weeks), 1 gallon (8 weeks)
   
Propagation Methods:
Tissue culture and division.
   
Pest/Disease Problems:
Rust
   
More Information:
Arching bottlebrush flower spikes that accent burgundy leaves. Leaves are narrow at half-inch wide. Mature height of five feet. Zone 9 - 10