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PlantFiles Pictures: Rose Fountain Grass, Purple Fountain Grass (Pennisetum setaceum)

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mystic
Ewing, KY
(Zone 6a)


August 15, 2002
11:34 PM

Post #40138

Rose Fountain Grass, Purple Fountain Grass 'Rubrum'
Pennisetum setaceum

Additional info: (Graceful Grasses™ series)

'Rubrum'

http://davesgarden.com/pf/go/1491/

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SunshineSue
Mississauga, ON
(Zone 6a)

May 26, 2003
5:51 PM

Post #537772

Wonderful pic of your Purple Fountain Grass. I've been admiring these plants for some time now & planted my first just this spring. I have it in the centre of a very prominent front garden & I hope it does really well. So far it hasn't grown a speck since I put it in the ground about 3 weeks ago, but I'm hopeful. It's not dead & that's a good thing! Can't wait to centre my fall display around it with fall mums, pumpkins & scarecrows!!!! Happy gardening!!
Sunshine Sue
mystic
Ewing, KY
(Zone 6a)


May 26, 2003
7:31 PM

Post #537804

SunshineSue thank you .I loved it last year and I have it growing again this year. It does seem to be a little slow to take off. It will be beautiful in your fall display be sure and take some pictures.
SunshineSue
Mississauga, ON
(Zone 6a)

May 29, 2003
6:25 PM

Post #540260

Mystic...Thanks so much for your response. Should have read that before I posted my question!!! I know that a good gardener is a patient gardener, so I'll keep that in mind (or try to!!). Thanks again! Happy gardening!
shemu99
Ottawa, ON
(Zone 5a)

August 5, 2003
4:29 AM

Post #604784

I see that Sunshine Sue is from Mississauga i'm in Ottawa what sort of protection do you give the fountain grass in winter?

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