Pennisetum setaceum ‘Rubrum’
A popular drought tolerant grass that forms a tidy, dense clump of purplish maroon blades topped with rose-red plumes. Beautiful as a landscape specimen or planted in groups. Unlike the species, this cultivar does not reseed. An herbaceous perennial grass in mild winter regions; provides quick annual color in any climate.
Type: USDA Zone 8-11
Light: Full Sun
Water: Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
Size: Moderate growing; reaches 2 to 4 ft. tall, 2 to 3 ft. wide.