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Pennisetum Red Head. Pot size: 2 Litre £ 9.99 Add to basket. Flowers ekenitr CC BY-NC 2.0 Flower lecuyer.cedric CC-BY-SA 2.0 Form Andreas Balzar CC BY-NC-SA 2.0 Pennisetum alopecuroides 'Red Head' Manuel CC BY 2.0 Pennisetum alopecuroides 'Viridescens' Leonora Enking CC-BY-SA 2.0 'National Arboretum' Form Jim Robbins CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 SKU: 014058 Category: P. PAEONIA 'PRAIRIE MOON' PENSTEMON 'DARK TOWERS' Related products. Pennisetum Pennisetum. For a hardy splash of color in the garden, purple fountain grass is hard to beat. Pinkish purple flower plumes float freely above foliage. Add to Buy Later. Inventory Key: PENNARH. It should not be expected to live through … Fountain grass (Pennisetum) is a mound-forming ornamental grass and a garden favorite, as the care of fountain grass is easy. Plants provide interest in the winter garden. Pennisetum is a grass that exists in many varieties. The flower plumes of purple fountain grass dry well and can be used in floral … Fountain grass grows in dense clumps 2 to 3 feet tall. Pennisetum species are native to Africa and Asia as well as other tropical, subtropical, and temperate environments worldwide. It can be used alone as a specimen plant or in a border alongside other perennials. TNC.org. Once the grass turns brown it can either be removed immediately or removed in the spring. Find where this species is invasive in the United States. Primary Pennisetum facts. USDA NRCS National Plant Data Center (NPDC). The genus contains roughly 80 species and is part of the family of true grasses, Poaceae. Pennisetum alopecuroides 'Red Head' Fountain Grass. The cascading leaves on this plant have a fountain-like appearance. A great dwarf Pennisetum selection for cooler regions... Quick View Quick View Pennisetum. Invasive potential: potentially invasivePest resistance: no serious pests are normally seen on the plant Use and Management. Red Head Fountain Grass (Pennisetum alopecuroides 'Red Head') in Burlington Waterdown Dundas Ontario Ontario ON at Connon Nurseries. This ornamental grass is a short-lived perennial that has purple to reddish-burgundy foliage and colorful plumes. The bunchy plant and bristly seed heads both turn a light tan color when dry. ‘Rubrum’, sometimes commonly called purple or red fountain grass, is a burgundy-red leaved cultivar that is not invasive under any circumstances because, unlike the species, it rarely sets seed. Fountain Grass is one of the most popular grasses. However, due its tolerance to lawn-height mowing and reproduction by seed, it has has become invasive in lawns. It's known scientifically as Pennisetum. Fountain grass (Pennisetum alopecuroides L.) is commonly planted as a landscape ornamental in the Midwestern USA. Almost every garden can be enhanced by an ornamental grass. The objective of this research … Pennisetum messiacum 'Red Buttons' pen-nih-SEE-tum mess-EYE-ah-kum. Clumps may be easily divided in spring. Hardiness: H7 (below -20C) EPOS Code: 10812. Pennisetum alopecuroides, commonly called fountain grass, is a warm season ornamental grass which typically grows in graceful, spreading clumps from 2-3' tall and as wide. Red Bunny Tails is a neutral-grass. Where temperatures get colder than zero degrees F, the plants should be treated as annuals. PENNISETUM ALOPECUROIDES 'RED HEAD' quantity. Forms a majestic clump of strappy, green foliage topped with plump, smoky purple plumes that measure up to 10" long. Pennisetum alopecuroides Cayenne™ (38 cells) PPAF. Fast grower in … Red fountain grass has been considered a valuable accent or specimen plant used around a fountain for the cooling silhouette it presents. All parts a rich red-burgundy color. This annual produces deep reddish-black flowers that resemble rabbits’ tails. Zone 9-10, 2-3’ wide by 3-5’ tall A clumping grass native to the tropics grown as an annual in temperate climes. Can not survive temperatures below 40 degrees F! It has a graceful growth habit that looks elegant in both containers and in the ground. This particular variety is sterile, which means that it is not invasive like other members of the Pennisetum family. Variety or Cultivar 'Red Head' _ 'Red Head' is an upright, clump-forming, deciduous, perennial grass with flat, linear, mid- to dark green leaves, turning yellow-brown in autumn, and, in summer, narrow, oblong panicles of flowers opening red, fading to purple, and then pale brown. Each bottlebrush plume measures a whopping 3″ wide and over 8″ long! The leaves show red colour in summer but by fall are completely red, lasting until frost. This plant forms an evergreen clump of green foliage with burgundy highlights, 2 feet high and 3 feet wide. It shows off plumes which resemble burgundy-red fox tails when opening and then explode into huge smoky-purple bottlebrushes. This clumping grass does well in part sun (even just morning sun), unlike many grasses that need full sun – and its … Pennisetum orientale. Use this grass as a specimen or a living screen. Inventory Size: 2L. Some types of Pennisetum can be invasive, so use only cultivars that won't reseed. Pennisetum alopecuroides 'Red Head' from Great Garden Plants website A early-blooming cultivar of hardy fountain grass, Red Head begins blooming at summer's end and continues into late fall. Ornamental grasses took the garden world by storm in the 1970’s and 1980’s when the “New American Garden” concepts of the now-famous landscape design team of Oehme and Van Sweden — featuring naturalistic gardens dominated by ornamental grasses — began to appear in public and private gardens and on magazine covers. Pennisetum Red Buttons. Excellent in containers and the front of the border, especially when mass planted. Superb fall hues, turning golden with red-orange tints. Pennisetum Karley Rose. ... Pennisetum alopecuroides Red Head (38 cells) Trays: 0 Smoky purple flowers up to 10" long and 3" thick! This delightful and dramatic ornamental grass is extravagantly playful and pretty! Learn which ornamental and native grasses have an aggressive habit, which is not recommended for smaller gardens. click on a thumbnail to view an image, or see all the Pennisetum thumbnails at the Plants Gallery ©J.S. Cultivars are reported not to come true from seed. Pennisetum setaceum Photo courtesy Joseph DiTomaso. How to Identify Fountain Grass. These plants exhibit feathery, spike-like panicles atop linear leaves in summer and autumn. Name – Pennisetum Family – Poaceae Type – grass. Clump-forming grasses grow in mounds or clumps, making them ideal for many areas without becoming invasive. Pennisetum setaceum ‘Rubrum’: Purple Fountain Grass. ' Red Head ' with big, smoky burgundy inflorescences. Peterson. One of the earliest and largest flowering selections. Height – 20 to 36 inches (50 to 90 cm) Exposure – full sun Foliage – … Synonyms: Pennisetum ruppelii, Phalaris setaceum Common names: crimson fountain grass; purple fountain grass; tender fountain grass Pennisetum setaceum (crimson fountaingrass) is a coarse tufted perennial grass (family Poaceae). Flowers persist throughout the season. (Red Head Fountain Grass) Pennisetum ‘Red Head’, an impressive ornamental grass, is the largest flowering of all the Fountain Grasses! The plants grow to 3 - 4 feet high and wide which is … Additional information. It is planted more and more because it has become a extremely trendy plant. Soft smoky-pink coloured bottlebrush flower spikes appear in … It primarily grows along the southern California coast. Pot size: 9cm £ 5.95 Read more. Attractive pink or purple bottle brush flowers are seen on green plants. Grow in containers, grass gardens, mixed herbaceous borders, and rock gardens; they are particularly effective en masse. Pennisetum alopecuroides. Here's one that is new to me: Pennisetum "Red Head," which comes through winters in … Showy, fluffy, burgundy-purple flowers in bottlebrush-like spikes (to 12” long) top flower stalks that arch upward and outward above the burgundy-red foliage clump in summer. Features narrow, medium to deep green leaves (to 1/2" wide) in summer, changing to golden yellow in fall and fading to beige in late fall. Graceful green foliage turns gold in fall. Purple fountain grass is an eye-catching specimen plant with its green leaf blades tinged with maroon. Add to Buy Later. Add to cart. Pennisetum grows in savannas and woodlands throughout temperate to tropical climates. Pennisetum “Red Head,” which comes through winters in fine fettle (even cold ones). Pennisetum macrourum. Pot size: 9cm This plant is also lovely when planted in mass, and it makes a nice accent in a border. Genus Pennisetum can be annual or perennial, evergreen or deciduous grasses, clump-forming or spreading in habit, with linear leaves and narrow flowering panicles with conspicuous bristles Details 'Red Head' is a clump-forming grass with narrow, green leaves to … 4 ft. tall (120 cm) Pennisetum alopecuroides species self-seeds in optimum growing. Pot size: 9cm £ 5.95 Add to basket. Purple fountain grass (Pennisetum setaceum “Rubrum”) is a mound-forming ornamental grass growing in USDA zones 8 through 11. This selection forms a large mound of arching green leaves. Fountain grass seed head . Pot size: 2 Litre £ 9.99 Read more. They transition to tan and remain intact through fall. The Redhead Fountain Grass (Pennisetum alopecuroides 'Redhead') makes the argument that maybe it's redheads who have more fun. Unlike some other grasses, this one produces 5-inch long soft plumes that tickle the air as they bob and sway in the wind. 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