Purple Fountain Grass


A popular, drought tolerant plant that forms in tall narrow clumps. The wispy leaves form long blades topped by rose-red flowers. Great for planting in groups or adding a quick dash of color to your yard.

Common Name: Purple Fountain Grass

Type: Ornamental grass

Family: Poaceae 

Native Range: Africa, Southwest Asia

Zone: 8 - 11

Height:  2 - 4 ft.

Spread: 2 - 3 ft.

Bloom Time: Summer through Fall

Bloom Description: Red

Sun: Full sun

Water: Occasional watering once established

Maintenance: Low

Flower: Showy, decorative

Leaf: Purple

Fruit: None


Tolerances: Deer, drought