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Fountain Grass Red, Pennisetum ruppellii- Plant

Fountain Grass Red, Pennisetum ruppellii- Plant

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  • Comes with a self watering pot
  • 3-7 Days Delivery
  • Organic
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Elevate your garden's aesthetic with the stunning Fountain Grass Red (Pennisetum ruppellii) offered by Vermi Organics. This ornamental grass variety is a true showstopper, boasting graceful arching blades that sway in the breeze, creating a mesmerizing fountain-like effect. The rich, burgundy-red hue of the foliage adds a touch of elegance and warmth to any landscape.

About: Pennisetum ruppellii, commonly known as Fountain Grass Red, is a perennial grass native to Africa. Its striking appearance and adaptability have made it a favorite among garden enthusiasts worldwide. Vermi Organics takes pride in offering this remarkable plant, ensuring that every gardening enthusiast can effortlessly incorporate a touch of sophistication into their outdoor spaces.

Benefits: The Fountain Grass Red goes beyond its aesthetic appeal, offering various practical benefits. Its dense, arching foliage provides a natural privacy screen, making it an excellent choice for creating secluded garden nooks. Additionally, this ornamental grass is drought-tolerant once established, requiring minimal water input, and is known for its resilience in various soil types.

Type of Plant: Ideal for outdoor cultivation, the Fountain Grass Red thrives in full sunlight, making it the perfect addition to your garden, landscape, or even as a potted patio plant. Its adaptability to different climates and low maintenance requirements make it a versatile choice for gardening enthusiasts of all levels.

Care: Caring for your Fountain Grass Red is a breeze. Plant it in well-draining soil and water regularly during its establishment period. Once established, it's relatively drought-tolerant, requiring only occasional watering. Pruning in late winter or early spring helps maintain its shape and encourages vibrant new growth. This low-maintenance plant is a fantastic choice for those seeking both beauty and ease of care in their outdoor spaces.

Common Names: Known by various names, including Fountain Grass Red, Red Fountain Grass, and Pennisetum ruppellii, this ornamental grass has captured the hearts of gardeners globally. Its popularity can be attributed to the vivid coloration of its foliage and the unique fountain-like form it assumes as it matures.


  • Scientific Name: Pennisetum ruppellii
  • Common Names: Fountain Grass Red, Red Fountain Grass
  • Type: Perennial Ornamental Grass
  • Height: 2 to 3 feet
  • Spread: 2 to 4 feet
  • Foliage Color: Burgundy-Red
  • Sun Exposure: Full Sun
  • Soil Type: Well-draining
  • Watering: Moderate to Low
  • Maintenance: Low

Special Features: The Fountain Grass Red possesses several special features that set it apart in the world of ornamental grasses. Its vibrant burgundy-red foliage adds a touch of drama to any landscape, creating a focal point that evolves throughout the seasons. The unique arching habit of this grass gives the impression of a cascading fountain, creating a dynamic visual impact in gardens, borders, or containers.


  1. Landscaping Focal Point: Plant the Fountain Grass Red as a standalone specimen to create a captivating focal point in your landscape design.
  2. Privacy Screen: The dense foliage of this ornamental grass makes it an excellent natural privacy screen, ideal for creating secluded outdoor spaces.
  3. Container Gardening: Add a pop of color to your patio or balcony with a potted Fountain Grass Red, bringing elegance to small outdoor spaces.
  4. Border Planting: Use it along garden borders or pathways for a striking border that changes with the seasons.
  5. Wildlife Attraction: The feathery plumes produced by the Fountain Grass Red attract birds, adding an element of wildlife to your garden.
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