ornamental grass

Care of Purple Fountain Grass

Care of Purple Fountain Grass

The care of Purple Fountain Grass (Pennisetum setaceum ‘Rubrum’) will do well in and around the American Southwest.  It does well in USDA zones 8 – 10 and needs to be cut down each year in cooler climates.  It produces nice spiky arching plumes and purple/bronze colored thin leaf blades thus its common name. Perennial […]

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Grasses for the Southwest

Variegated Sweet Flag Grass

Variegated Sweet Flag Grass is good for the southwest.  It does well and is considered an evergreen grass in warmer regions such as the lower elevations of the Southwest.  Rich yellow and green long leaves that sway back and forth when the days are windy.  The foliage is Variegated this means it has more than […]

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