Burgundy Bunny Miniature Fountain Grass

Pennisetum alopecuroides 'Burgundy Bunny' PP #21,917

SKU
08895
A hardy dwarf grass with fiery red highlights in late spring, followed by fluffy, buff-colored plumes in midsummer to late summer. In fall, the foliage explodes into a stunning red color. The compact habit is well-suited to a rock garden, a border front, or a container.
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Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.

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Botanical Pronunciationpen-ih-SEE-tum al-oh-pek-yur-OH-id-eez
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; reaches 12 to 18 in. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeSummer
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeShowy Plumes
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorRed
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Contemporary, Cottage, Mediterranean, Rustic
Growth HabitCompact
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Woodland Garden, Cutting Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Special FeatureClump Forming, Dramatic Foliage Color, Dwarf Plant, Easy Care, Fall Color, Waterwise, Bird Friendly, Compact Form
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.

Provide average, well-drained soil. Avoid heavy, wet clay soils. Water deeply, regularly during first growing season to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency once established. Cut back and apply a general purpose fertilizer just before new shoots appear in late winter to early spring.

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