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UPC: 794094307793
Shipping: Calculated at Checkout
Common Name: Purple Fountain Grass
Plant Type: Annual, Ornamental Grass
Exposure: Sun
Hardiness Zone: 9-11
Bloom Color: Pink
Bloom Time: Summer-Fall
Garden Height: 30-36 Inches
Garden Spread: 18-24 Inches
Size Category: Mid: 16 to 36 Inches
Pot Size: Quart Pot

Pennisetum setaceum Graceful Grasses® 'Purple Fountain Grass'


Pot Size: Quart Pot

  • Heat tolerant
  • Rich burgundy color
  • Interesting foliage

Pennisetum 'Rubrum' (Purple Fountain Grass) has a magnificent upright arching habit with a deep rich burgundy color. This variety is especially dramatic in clusters, mass plantings, or along slopes. It also works well in larger combination containers.  Excellent landscape performer.  Disease resistant.

Height: 30-36 inches
Spread: 18-24 inches

Uses: Combination Containers, Landscapes, Borders
Notable Features: Deadheading Not Necessary
Growth Habit: Upright Habit

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Customer reviews

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  • purple fountain grass

    Posted by Kathy Collins on Jun 13th 2022

    my order arrived in beautiful condition as always from Romence Gardens. Romence Gardens is my favorite place to order all bedding and potting plants. I greatly appreciate their quality and excellence in service.

  • Purple Fountain Grass

    Posted by Mary Higgins on Jun 7th 2022

    Came in excellent conditions and size was as stated. Well packaged and protected.

  • Purple Fountain Grass

    Posted by Linda Keller on Apr 27th 2022

    Proven Winners has never let me down. Romence Garden s took great care in the shipping of this plant. It is thriving in my container that receives lots of Florida sunshine.

  • Pennisetum setaceum Rubrum

    Posted by Fran on May 27th 2021

    Healthy plant, good size, growing well, nice color.

  • Highly Recommeded

    Posted by Sharon Greer on Sep 17th 2020

    These plants were very healthy and absolutely
    beautiful. They are now huge with stunning
    plumes. I will purchase from Romence again.