Pennisetum “Rubrum”

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Common Name:

Red Fountain Grass


Central Africa


P. setaceum “Rubrum”
P. setaceum “Cupreum”
Fountain Grass

A clumping semi-evergreen grass 4-5+ feet tall with dark burgundy-red foliage and red plumes. Looks best cut back in late winter to expose new foliage. Rarely seeds out. Drought and heat resistant.


Temperature: Hardy to 20F

Sun: Full Sun

Water: Low

Size: Clump to 5 feet

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