Red Fountain Grass CAPE CORAL
Red Fountain grass is a mound-forming ornamental grass and a garden favorite, as the care of fountain grass is easy. The cascading leaves on this plant have a fountain like appearance. Clump-forming grasses grow in mounds or clumps, making them ideal for many areas without becoming invasive. It can be used alone as a specimen plant or in a border alongside other perennials.
Red Fountain grass is an attractive perennial grass densely clumped growth. Blooming of its foxtail like flowers generally takes place from late summer through the fall. The small flowers of fountain grass are white, tan, pink or purple.
This thin leaved grass is consistently pretty year round. It grows to 4 or 5 feet tall overall, preferring full to part sun. This is a cold hardy plant that blooms on and off all year with cream-colored plumes.
This plant is great in full to partial sun. It's cold hardy and not too big to work well in a mixed garden bed. Because of its color, red fountain grass tends to show the browned thatch of old foliage more than most grasses. You might want to cut it back in spring and again in fall to keep the color more consistent and improve the plant's good looks.
Red Fountain Grass: Sometimes called Purple Fountain Grass, this favorite grows to 5 to 7 feet or buy the dwarf variety that only gets 3 to 4 feet tall. Dark maroon-red ribbon-like leaves are topped with with purple-beige plumes. This plant is great in full to partial sun. It's cold hardy and not too big to work well in a mixed garden bed.