Purple (Red) Fountain Grass ~ Pennisetum setaceum 'Rubrum'
USDA Hardy Zone: 9-10
Sunlight: Full Sun, Partial Shade
Mature Size: 3-5 feet tall. 2-4 feet spread
Commonly call Purple or Red Fountain Grass. 'Rubrum' is a fast growing grass producing long graceful maroon purple leaves. The spike of bloom is showy and soft. The overall shape of the plant looks similar to a fountain.
'Rubrum' rarely sets seed, it is not invasive. Grown as a perennial in zone 9 and above. In cooler climate, it is often grown as an annual after frost. Flowers in the summer.
The plant offer is similar to the plant in the photos over 6" tall. This is a well rooted plant and can go straight into a gallon container.