Our annual end-of-summer contest is here, come on down to the Dave's Garden County Fair!

Rose Fountain Grass, Purple Fountain Grass (Pennisetum setaceum)

Laurel, DE(Zone 7a)

Just put these in in early July. Although not hardy here in Zone 6, will give them a try as they are somewhat protected.

Common name: Rose Fountain Grass, Purple Fountain Grass
Family: Poaceae
Genus: Pennisetum
Species setaceum

Thumbnail by haighr
(Zone 4a)

Lovely setting!
What is the shrub in the background?
Thank you.

Bolton, Greater Manc, United Kingdom(Zone 8a)

They are lovely. I am really getting to love this species. Must grow some more.

Laurel, DE(Zone 7a)

Behind the rail is the flowering midnight broom and barberry bust to the right. I brought these inside last winter and they are doing great again this year. They make fabulous backdrops in dried arrangements!

Palo Alto, CA(Zone 10b)

Hi Candee,
This is the one. :)

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