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Pennisetum alopecuroides ‘Redhead’   

An Intrinsic Perennial Garden introduction. This fountain grass cultivar produces red, feather-like plumes Aug.-Sept.; a month earlier than its family members. Grows to 4' tall and 4' wide. 

    Common Name:Fountain Grass
    Hardiness Zones:5-8
    Deer Resistant:Yes
Growing Tips: Plant in moist but well drained soil.

About Pennisetum: Treasured for its showy, foxtail-like, bushy inflorescence, Pennisetum comes in many sizes. Primarily clump forming, they can be used in perennial borders, alone or in a group, usually mid to back of the border. Some species are not hardy, so check the label. Whether an annual or perennial, they will add a stunning accent to the garden.