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This early bloomer comes into color with 10 inch-long purple flowering plumes. If you’re looking for an unusual and unique ornamental grass to add, this is a great option. It adds color to your landscape all year round and as it cools, the green foliage develops gold undertones. 


Height (mature): 3-4 ft.

Width (mature): 4-5 ft.

Botanical Name: Pennisetum alopecuroides 'Red Head’

Bloom Time: Mid summer to fall

Flower Color: Purple

Foliage Colors: Green

Sun: Full sun to partial shade

Special: Deer resistant

Fountain Grass (Pennisetum Setaceum) ‘Red Head’

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