Photo Courtesy of Hoffman Nursery. Inc

Pennisetum alopecuroides Red Head (Red Head Fountain Grass)

This graceful clump-forming warm season grass features narrow dark green leaves that lighten to gold, then to beige in autumn, while showy dark red bottlebrush flower panicles appear in late summer. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms late summer
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
3-4 ft tall x 2-3 ft wide
Deer and rabbit resistant
Tolerant to juglone
Drought tolerant


Zone Zone 5
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade
Moisture Moderate Moisture