ORNAMENTAL GRASS

Plant Name:

PENNISETUM RUBRUM

Description:

 

This clump-forming, densely tufted grass goes dormant during winter months and flowers are crimson to pink cattail-like. . Known for self-seeding, locate the grass where this will not be a problem or remove seed plumes before they mature. 'Rubrum' has burgundy to reddish-brown leaves and even darker plumes.

SYNOPSIS
Mature Size / Spread / Form 1-1.2m / Clump forming
Foliage Color Burgundy to reddish brown  / Pink or purple
Growth Rate Fast
Sunlight tolerance High
Wind tolerance High
Salinity tolerance Medium
Drought tolerance High
Family name GRAMINEAE / POACEAE