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Pennisetum alopecuroides ‘Red Head’

Red Head Fountain Grass

Main interest:
purple plumes
Soil & Exposure:
full sun, low to average water needs
Growth type:
purple, mid to late summer
USDA Hardiness:
zone 5: -28.9 ° C (-20 ° F) View Zone Map
Mature height & width (max.):
height: 3- 4 ft (0.9-1.2 m) width: 2-3 ft (0.6-0.9 m)
specimen, border, container, mass planting

Red Head Fountain Grass has beautiful huge plumes that appear mid to late summer, purple and turning smoky in colour, sometimes as large as 3 inches wide and 8-10 inches long! In the fall the green foliage turns a hint of gold. In combination this variety is a spectacular display for several months of the year.

Cenchrus purpurascens 'Red Head'
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Ships in Ontario only
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