Estimated Delivery Date: -. Red Head Fountain Grass Pennisetum advena Redhead is a marvelous ornamental grass for smaller gardens, but also looks fabulous as a mass planting. The upright, green foliage arches twoards its tips and is is topped by deepest purple, cat-tail like plumes, creating a magnificent contrast with the leaves. But the show's not over yet! In fall, the foliage turns to gold and the plumes ripen to a rich, wheat color. It also blooms a little earlier in the fall than most ornamental grasses and maintains its form through the winter.
Red Head Fountain Grass - Monrovia - Red Head Fountain Grass
Add To My Plant List. Fine textured bright green foliage changes to a golden tan in fall; blooms are large reddish-pink bottlebrush plumes that persist until winter; beautiful as an accent or massed in borders or rock garden. Red Head Fountain Grass has masses of beautiful plumes of red flowers with pink overtones rising above the foliage from mid to late summer, which are most effective when planted in groupings. The brick red seed heads are carried on showy plumes displayed in abundance in mid fall.
Narrow, mid-green leaves form a low, fountain-like mound. An early bloomer coming into color with substantial 10 inch-long smoky-purple flowering plumes beginning mid- to late summer. The foliage becomes streaked with gold in autumn. Your plant s will ship to the garden center you chose within the next 21 days. Your plants are actively growing and we will only deliver them once they meet our rigorous quality standards.