Exposure
Sun
Soil Moisture Needs
Average
Growth Rate in the Garden
Medium
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Fall
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Fall
Foliage Attribute
Fall Interest
Bloom Color
White
Attributes
Easy to Grow
Drought Tolerant
Good Cut Flowers
Container
Rock Garden
Water Requirements
Requires excellent drainage, drought tolerant
Prefers well-drained soil
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Riverbend Nursery (AKW)

Pennisetum alopecuroides 'Burgundy Bunny'

Dwarf Fountain Grass

This ornamental grass has narrow green leaves with cream colored plumes. Some of the leaves start to show a deep burgundy red color in the Summer and by Fall they turn completely red.

Height:

12-16 in

Bloom Time:

Summer-Fall

Bloom Color:

White/Tan Shades

Pennisetum (pen-i-see'-tum)

Family: Poaceae · Common Name: Fountain Grass

This genus offers a nice selection of fountain grasses of various sizes and foliage and plume colors. The fuzzy foxtail plumes grace the arching stems in the early summer through the winter garden. Excellent for containers, borders and en mass plantings.

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