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, south west 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 maintenance

Flower: showy, decorative

Leaf: purple

Fruit: N/A

Other: N/A

Tolerate: deer, drought