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

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Happenstance
Northern California, CA


September 11, 2003
12:03 PM

Post #644870

Rose Fountain Grass, Purple Fountain Grass 'Rubrum'
Pennisetum setaceum
Additional info: (Graceful Grasses™ series)

Grown in an open space setting, drip irrigation, no fertilizer, this remains a managable size.

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

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roshana
Jacksonville, IL
(Zone 5a)

September 15, 2003
5:08 AM

Post #649246

That is such a stunning grass. I'll bet it really stands out in your garden.
Happenstance
Northern California, CA


September 15, 2003
5:45 PM

Post #649743

This has also been sent to the hill outside the back fence. With water and fertilizer it will easily reach 7-8' tall and as wide in one season. With no irrigation and no fertilizer in solid clay soil it stays at about 4' tall.

Needs to be sheared to the ground in the Spring to get rid of the dead leaves and promote new growth.

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