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Red Head Fountain Grass

Red Head Fountain Grass

Pennisetum advena Redhead

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Red Head Fountain Grass (Pennisetum advena Redhead) is a marvelous ornamental grass for smaller gardens, but also looks fabulous as a mass planting. The upright, green foliage arches twoards its tips and is is topped by deepest purple, cat-tail like plumes, creating a magnificent contrast with the leaves. But the show's not over yet! In fall, the foliage turns to gold and the plumes ripen to a rich, wheat color. It also blooms a little earlier in the fall than most ornamental grasses and maintains its form through the winter.

Botanical Name:Pennisetum advena Redhead
Growing Zones:5 - 9
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Light Requirements:Full sun to light shade
Mature Height:3 ft.
Mature Spread:3 ft.
Growth Rate:Fast
Uses:Mass plantings, containers, Beds and borders, Cut flowers, Coastal gardens, Water gardens
Characteristics:Deer resistant, Drought tolerant, Evergreen in warm climates, Attracts birds, Year round interest