Purple Fountain Grass

Purple Fountain Grass


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Drought Tolerant

Easy Care

Full Sun

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Purple Fountain Grass is an ornamental grass that is known for its striking purplish-red foliage and graceful, fountain-like growth habit. It produces long, slender stems that arch outward and feature soft, fluffy plumes of reddish-purple flowers that emerge in late summer and persist well into fall. This plant is relatively low-maintenance and can add a bold pop of colour and texture to any garden or landscape. It is also drought-tolerant and deer-resistant, making it a great option for gardens in a variety of climates.
Purple Fountain Grass

Purple Fountain Grass

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Latin Name

Pennisetum setaceum 'Rubrum'

Common Name

Purple Fountain Grass

Current Size

6-12 Inches

Hardiness Zone


Bloom Time


Mature Width

3-4 ft

Mature Height


Flower Colour


Growth Rate



Full Sun (6+ Hours)


Late Fall/Early Spring


Approx. 1-2 times per week




  • Striking appearance: Purple Fountain Grass is known for its striking burgundy leaves and tall, feathery plumes of pink or purple flowers that rise above the foliage. It can add a bold pop of colour and texture to any garden or landscape.
  • Low maintenance: This ornamental grass is relatively easy to care for and requires minimal maintenance. It is drought-tolerant and can thrive in a variety of soil types, though it prefers well-drained soil. It typically doesn't require pruning unless you want to remove dead or damaged leaves or shape the plant.
  • Versatile: Purple Fountain Grass can be used in a variety of ways, such as in borders, mass plantings, or containers. It can also serve as a focal point or accent plant in a garden or landscape. Its unique texture and colour can complement a wide range of other plants and garden styles.

Care Guide

  • Watering: Water once or twice a week, depending on weather conditions and soil type.
  • Pruning: At the end of the growing season, prune back the plant to about 6 inches above the ground level to promote new growth in the following season.
  • (Optional):Fertilize this plant once a year in the spring with a balanced slow-release fertilizer. Alternatively, you can use a liquid fertilizer every few weeks during the growing season.

Planting Instructions

Planting a trees or plants is easy! First, begin by digging a hole that's twice as wide as the root ball and just as deep. Place the tree or plant in the hole and add some bonemeal fertilizer. Backfill with fresh soil if needed and water thoroughly. Water regularly until roots are established to keep the plant healthy. Enjoy your new tree or plant!

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