Ribbon-like blades pour from the center of a bright rose-colored fountain. Its color changes with the seasons, from rose in midsummer to golden brown when the weather gets cooler. Easy to maintain and can be enjoyed well into winter.
Light: Full sun to partial shade
Bloom Time: Mid to late summer
Zones: 5 to 9
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Rose Fountain Grass Product Details
Pennisetum alopecuroides (compressum)
Partial Shade/Full Sun
24 - 32"
24 - 32"
3 - 4'
Zones 5 - 9
Long narrow, ribbon-like blades form a rounded mound.
Rose turning to golden brown.
Mid to late summer.
Plants need a 3-4' space at maturity because of the arching inflorescence.
Light, moderately fertile soil that is well drained.
Ornamental grass that gets the common name fountain grass from the way the stems arch like water pouring out of a fountain. Each season the bloom plumes start out a bright rosy color before fading to a golden brown. The attractive plume heads remain on the plants well into winter.
Trim back old stems in late winter or early spring.
Rose Fountain Grass Customer Reviews
Amazing plumes and alot of them!Review by Suzy - Cleveland, OH Posted on 2013-01-08 19:51:15
I received this grass in the pre-planned grass garden. It turned out spectacular. grew really tall and wide. about 3 feet tall and wide. The plumes are gorgeous and puffy. highly recommend.