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'Red Head' with Hemerocallis 'Wee Willie Winkie' in mid-September

'Red Head' with Hemerocallis 'Wee Willie Winkie' in mid-September

Pennisetum alopecuroides 'Redhead'

European Fountain Grass

Plant Type:

GRASSES & GRASS-LIKE PLANTS

Pennisetum alopecuroides ‘Redhead’ – This form of European Fountain Grass blooms fully a month earlier than ‘Foxtrot’ with smoky red-purple inflorescences up to 10” long. Site ‘Redhead’ in sun planted in fertile moisture retaining soil for best performance. 'Redhead' is a bit earlier, a few inches shorter and darker in color than 'Foxtrot'. Clumping with absolutely no running tendency. Established pot grown plant from division.


Height:

3-4 Ft

Colors:

Purple Red
Item Description Price  
PENNRED Pennisetum alop. 'Redhead' (3.5 inch Square Press Fit Pot Extra Deep – 1.52 pints / 720 ml.) $11.00 Buy Now


Characteristics and Attributes for Pennisetum alopecuroides 'Redhead'

Season of Interest (Flowering)

  • Late Summer / Autumn

Season of Interest (Foliage)

  • Spring / Summer / Autumn

Autumn Interest

  • Fruit / Berries / Seed Heads

Nature Attraction

  • Deer Resistant

Light

  • Full Sun

Attributes

  • Massing
  • Specimen
  • Accent
  • Grass Garden
  • Natural Garden

Growth Rate in the Garden

  • Moderately Fast

Soil

  • Draining
  • Fertile
  • Moist

Origins

  • Garden Origin

Propagated By

  • Division