annual fountain grass ‘sunset’

Pennisetum setaceum ‘Sunset’ (fountain grass ‘Sunset’)

Botanical Name Pennisetum setaceum ‘Sunset’
Common Name fountain grass ‘Sunset’
Family Poaceae
USDA Zone Not Hardy (9 thru 11)
Light Requirement Full Sun to Part Shade
Season(s) of interest all seasons
Height and Spread 3-5ft x 2-4ft (90-150cm x 60-120cm)
Flower Color Red
Attracts Wildlife Rarely Browsed by Mammalian Herbivores
Additional Information Not Native to the US Midwest. Species Native to Northern Africa, Middle East and Southeast Asia. Winter hardy in warmer environments but planted as an annual in the Chicago Region.
Location in Lurie Garden Northwest Light Plate


Average Flowering Time