Fountain grass 'Rubrum'

planting site / location:
sunny to half shaded
planting distance:
30 cm
soil / fertilisation:
Prefers a humus-rich soil.
watering:
Keep it moisturised.
Pennisetum grows clumps and is an annual or perennial grass. 'Rubrum' is one the most attractive grasses thanks to its slim, red-brown foliage. The gorgeous flower spikes grow from August to October.


german term: Fountain grass
botanical termn: Pennisetum setaceum
plant height: 50 cm
life cycle: annual
flowering season: August to October
flower colour: Redish blower spikes
use: Versatile plant for mixed beds.
colour palette: orange