Annual Grass: Purple Fountain

1 Gallon

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A popular drought tolerant grass that forms a tidy, dense clump of purplish maroon blades topped with rose-red plumes. Beautiful as a landscape specimen or planted in groups. Unlike the species, this cultivar does not reseed.


Zone: 4-9
Size: reaches 2 to 4 ft. tall, 2 to 3 ft. wide.
Bloom Time:
Summer through Fall
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Landscape Use:
Border, Container, Erosion Control, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Specimen, Cutting Garden, Wildlife Garden, Urban Garden
Light Needs:
Full sun
Special Feature:
Clump Forming, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Naturalizes Well, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise
Water Needs:
Low. Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.