Graceful Grasses Purple Fountain Grass (Pennisetum setaceum 'Rubrum')
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Deciduous Perennial in the Poaceae Family
 
Buy Graceful Grasses Purple Fountain Grass
Size Notes Price Availability
#1 Field $7.43 Frequently available
#1 Field

NICE

$11.15 Frequently available
#1 Field

NICE

$11.15 Frequently available
6 Flat Field $19.80 Frequently available
Case of 10 4" Field $5.85 Frequently available
Case of 10 4" Field $5.85 Frequently available
Case of 10 4.5" Greenhouse $47.25 Frequently available
Case of 10 x 4.5" Greenhouse $45.00 Frequently available
Case of 6 1G Greenhouse $56.25 Frequently available
Case of 8 1 quart Greenhouse $49.85 Frequently available
Tray of 3 1G Greenhouse $27.32 Frequently available

 
Plant Data
Mature Size 3 - 5 feet tall. 24 - 48 inches wide.
Sun Exposure Part Shade - Full Sun
Moisture Tolerance Medium
Zones 9a - 10b
Tags Deer Resistant, Grasses, Thrillers, Popular For Fall Full Sun Perennials, Ornamental Grass, Summer Blooming Perennials
Bloom Period July to October
Flower Color Burgundy Red
Foliage Color
 
More Info from Experts
Planted With Graceful Grasses Purple Fountain Grass, Goldilocks Creeping Jenny, Colorblaze Golden Dreams Coleus, Plum Dandy Alternanthera, Superbells Grape Punch Calibrachoa, Spotlight Black Heart Ipomoea, Laguna Sky Blue Lobelia, Supertunia Vista Bubblegum Petunia, ColorBlaze Strawberry Drop Coleus, Superbena Purple Verbena, Japanese Maple, Golden Butterfly Marguerite Daisy, Pure White Butterfly Marguerite Daisy, Surefire Rose Begonia, Campfire Fireburst Bidens, Campfire Flame Bidens, Superbells Double Orange Million Bells, Superbells Double Ruby Calibrachoa, Superbells Dreamsicle Calibrachoa, Superbells Plum Calibrachoa, Superbells Rising Star Calibrachoa, Superbells Saffron Calibrachoa, Superbells Tangerine Punch Calibrachoa, Superbells Tropical Sunrise Calibrachoa, Superbells Yellow Petunia, Toffee Twist Bronze Curly Sedge, Pequena Rosalita Spider Flower, Senorita Rosalita Spider Flower, Vermillionaire Firecracker Plant, Fairy Dust Pink Cuphea, King Tut Papyrus, Silver Falls Dichondra, Diamond Frost Spurge, Berried Treasure Pink Strawberry, Karalee Petite Pink Gaura, Truffula Pink Globe Amaranth, Proven Accents Yellow Ripple Ivy, Tuscan Sun Ox-Eye Daisy, Lime Light Hydrangea, Fire Light Hardy Hydrangea, Hippo Rose Polka Dot Plant, Sweet Caroline Bewitched After Midnight Sweet Potato, Sweet Caroline Kiwi Sweet Potato Vine, Sweet Caroline Medusa Green Sweet Potato, Sweet Caroline Raven Improved Sweet Potato, Sweet Caroline Sweetheart Lime Sweet Potato, Sweet Caroline Sweetheart Purple Sweet Potato, Blackie Sweet Potato Vine, Margarita Sweet Potato Vine, Illusion Emerald Lace Sweet Potato, Proven Accents Tricolor Sweet Potato Vine, Fiber Optic Grass, Luscious Citrus Blend Lantana, Luscious Goldengate Lantana, Luscious Lemonade Lantana, Laguna Ultraviolet Lobelia, White Knight Alyssum, SUNSATIA Blood Orange Nemesia, Cat's Meow Catmint, Bright Lights Berry Rose African Daisy, Daredevil Claret Zonal Geranium, Graceful Grasses Vertigo, Fireworks Variegated Red Fountain Grass, Supertunia Black Cherry, Supertunia Bordeaux Petunia, Honey Supertunia, Supertunia Latte Petunia, Supertunia Lovie Dovie Petunia, Supertunia Morning Glory Charm, Supertunia Royal Magenta Petunia, Supertunia Royal Velvet Petunia, Supertunia Trailing Rose Veined Petunia, Supertunia Trailing Strawberry Pink Veined Petunia, Supertunia Violet Star Charm, Supertunia Vista Fuchsia, Supertunia Vista Silverberry, Supertunia White Petunia, Intensia Red Hot Phlox, Tiny Wine Ninebark, Mojave Red Purslane, Fine Line Fern Leaf Buckthorn, Playin' the Blues Salvia, Lemon Coral Stonecrop, Chocolate Drop Coleus, ColorBlaze Dipt in Wine Coleus, Colorblaze Apple Brandy Coleus, Colorblaze Sedona Sunset Coleus, Colorblaze Torchlight Coleus, Colorblaze Velveteen Coleus, Gay's Delight Coleus, Colorblaze Royale Cherry Brandy, Sky Fire Coleus, Snowstorm Glacier Blue Bacopa, Snowstorm Pink Bacopa, Snowstorm Snow Globe Bacopa, Superbena Large Lilac Blue Verbena, Superbena Red Verbena, Superbena Royale Plum Wine Verbena, Meteor Shower Verbena, Lime Variegated Periwinkle, Wojo's Gem Greater Periwinkle,
  
 
 

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