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Pennisetum messiacum 'Red Buttons'
Fountain Grass
Pennisetum messiacum 'Red Buttons'
Code: 4712Family: GramineaeGenus: Pennisetum
Plant Type:Ornamental Grass
This compact grass has stunning inflorescences that emerge red, and then mature to cream. The narrow foliage is green, touched with burgundy. It's superb as a groundcover or specimen in the garden border.
Blooms: Summer,Fall
Growth Rate: Fast
Size Range: 2-3' tall x 3-4' wide
Cultural Information
Sun SunPart Shade Part Shade
Water Use: Moderate
Maintenance: Low
Hardiness Zone: 6,7,8,9
Cold Hardy to -10° to 0°F
Features and Benefits
Deer Resistant Deer ResistantDrought Tolerant Drought Tolerant
Fall/Winter Color Fall/Winter ColorGood for Cut Flowers Good for Cut Flowers
Grown by: Blooming Nursery,Inc & Blooming Junction
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