Sobkowich Greenhouses Ltd.
Licensed Proven Winners Propagator
Purple Fountain
Graceful Grass®
Purple Fountain Pennisetum Grass
Full Name:
Pennisetum Rubrum 'Purple Fountain Grass'
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Description:

Bronze-purple foliage topped with graceful arches of burgundy-toned seed heads.

Upright arching. Waves of gracefully nodding soft purple plumes arch up and out from burgundy-tinted foliage in true fountain grass form. This
variety is especially dramatic in clusters, mass plantings, or along slopes. A favorite for fresh or dried arrangements. Pest and disease-free.

Growing Tips: In almost all areas Rubrum will be an annual grass. Once the grass turns brown in the fall you can cut it back to the ground whenever you would like.
Exposure: Sun or partial sun
Height: 30 - 36"
Spacing: 18 - 24 "
Hardy temp: 20°F (-7°C)
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Use: This grass will beautify your garden all summer.
General care:  
Status:  
Awards:
2006 - Bronze Medal
  -University of Illinois-Champaign County Master Gardeners
2005 - Best Grasses at the Zoo
  -Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden
2004 - Top Picks
  -Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden
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Legal Details:
Patent (US): PPAF
Canadian PBR: PBRAF
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Registered Mark: None
Photo: Courtesy of Proven Winners

 

 
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