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Pennisetum advena 'Rubrum'

By Admin on 20-07-2015

Purple Fountain Grass, (Pennisetum advena ‘Rubrum’), is a tall growing ornamental grass from South Africa which grows 1 to 1.5 metres tall X 1-1.5m wide. Its foliage, which remains a striking burgundy red to bronze colour for most of the year in mild climates, seems relevant for discussion in Autumn.

Purple Fountain Grass also features large, attractive cream feathery flowers held above the foliage during Spring, Summer and Autumn. Notably, flowers are completely sterile so it will not...

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