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Pennisetum alopecuroides Red Head is a stunning ornamental grass that is sure to add a touch of elegance to any garden. This variety is known for its striking reddish-brown plumes that tower above its green foliage, creating a dramatic and eye-catching display. Pennisetum alopecuroides Red Head is native to Asia, where it grows in meadows and along riverbanks.
• Height: 90-120 cm (35-47 in)
• Spread: 60-90 cm (24-35 in)
• Flower color: Reddish-brown
• Flowering period: Mid-summer to fall
• Foliage: Green, arching
• Sunlight requirements: Full sun to partial shade
• Soil requirements: Well-draining soil, adaptable to various soil types
• Hardiness Zone: 5
Pennisetum alopecuroides Red Head is a versatile plant that can be used in a variety of ways in the garden. It makes an excellent focal point in borders or as a specimen plant. It also works well in mass plantings or in containers. Its graceful habit and striking plumes make it an excellent addition to any landscape design.
One of the main benefits of Pennisetum alopecuroides Red Head is its hardiness and adaptability. It can withstand a range of soil types and is drought tolerant once established. It is also resistant to most pests and diseases, making it a low-maintenance addition to any garden. In addition, its stunning plumes provide late-season interest when many other plants have finished blooming.
Pennisetum alopecuroides Red Head is a low-maintenance plant that requires minimal care. It prefers well-draining soil and full sun to partial shade. Water regularly, but allow the soil to dry out slightly between waterings. Prune back old foliage in late winter or early spring before new growth appears.
Pennisetum alopecuroides Red Head is a beautiful and versatile ornamental grass that is perfect for adding texture, color, and interest to any garden. Its striking plumes and hardy nature make it an excellent addition to any landscape design. Whether used as a focal point, mass planting, or container plant, Pennisetum alopecuroides Red Head is sure to be a standout in any garden.