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

Yorkville, IL(Zone 5b)

this grows fast...and WHAT COLOR it adds to your yard!

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

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(Zone 5a)

It's a lovely setting.

Ellicott City, MD(Zone 7a)

Beautiful color, height, and structure added to your garden.

Since you are in zone 5b, is it considered an annual?

Yorkville, IL(Zone 5b)

Sorry...I haven't been here for awhile....Yes Here in Zone 5 it is an Annual....but it only cost $1.67 per plant a Home Depot....So I dont mind...

Newnan, GA(Zone 8a)

gosh I wish I could find some of that. I'd pay double or more!! it's beautiful

Westbrook, ME(Zone 5a)

tiG - they had them at home depot here. I can't remember what the price was... it wasn't too much.

Newnan, GA(Zone 8a)

SIL will kick me, he's the garden manager at Lowe's, but I might have to sneak a trip to HD! LOL!!! thanks poppy

Westbrook, ME(Zone 5a)

I picked up a nice geranium sized pot at a local nursery. When I got it home I divided it into 4 plants. How's that for penny pinchin'? Lol!

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