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Grass ID

Posted by weedwhacker z5 OH (My Page) on
Sat, Aug 27, 05 at 17:28

Is this purple fountain grass? I bought it as an unnamed perennial. If it is indeed purple fountain grass, is it perennial in z5?


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RE: Grass ID

Follow up to my own post-I thought it was a sedge due to the stems felt triangular until I saw the flower stalk, thats what made me wonder if its fountain grass....


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RE: Grass ID

  • Posted by pezhead z8 Portland OR (My Page) on
    Sat, Aug 27, 05 at 18:10

Pennesetum setaceum 'Rubrum' -- annual even in Zone 8 where I live unless grown in a greenhouse. Wonderful container plant for long summer/fall season.


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