Purple Fountain Grass
Tropical and East Africa; SW Asia
- Full Sun
- Part Sun/Shade
About This Plant
Full sun. A warm-season bunchgrass (evergreen in warm winters) much admired for its purple foliage and plume-like ornamental seedheads. It will die back with any frost; plan on cutting it back in winter to renew growth.
Supplemental water appreciated if planted in full sun. Cut back in winter to renew growth.
2-4' H, 1-1.5' W
Full Sun, Part Sun/Shade
Clay, Sandy, Well drained
May, June, July, August, September, October