Pennisetum ‘Purple Fountain/Foxtail Grass’ 8″ Pot


Pennisetum setaceum

Red/Purple Foxtail/Fountain Grass produces bunches of narrow rich-burgundy/red foliage and beautiful purple plumes. This plant is ideal for a formal garden or cottage style garden with its attractive leaves and eye catching characteristics.

Red Foxtail Grass grows best in full sun and requires low maintenance.

This plant dies back in Winter and will re-shoot in late Spring! Please be aware if you buy this plant between May and November it will “look dead”. It is not dead.

Grows approximately:  H: 1 Meter W: 80cm

8”/20cm pot

SKU: DWRPGSN92. View our Return & Refund policy.

Additional information


Pennisetum setaceum


1m x 45cm


For border: 60-70cm


Narrow leaf blades with arching coppery-white spikes with brush-like flower clusters which last from late summer until winter


Full sun to part shade in well-drained soil, drought tolerant


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