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Pennisetum alop. 'Red Head' - Fountain Grass

Pennisetum alop. 'Red Head' - Fountain Grass

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Grows best in a moist, well-drained soil, in full sun to light shade. If planted in too much shade this grass will not flourish and may not flower. Foliage should be cut back to about 10 cm in early spring to allow for new growth. Pennisetum can reseed in optimum conditions.

  • Forms a dense, mounding clump of dark green foliage
  • Deep purple buds mature to a smokey-purple
  • Soft bottlebrush-like flower spikes spray through the foliage in every direction
  • Foliage turns shades of rich golden-yellow and orange in the fall
  • Very impressive in a mass planting
  • Bloom Time: Midsummer to mid-fall
  • Flower Height: 125 cm
  • Foliage Height: 100 cm
  • Flower Size: 20-25 cm
  • Grass Type: Warm Season