Pennisetum massaicum ‘Red Bunny Tails’ (Fountain grass ‘Red Bunny Tails’17cm pot




Light bulbous grass (Pennisetum messiacum “Red Bunny Tails”) ornamental grass

A particularly beautiful ornamental grass is this cultivar of lamp cleaner grass. Not only is the leaf beautiful blue-green in color. The flowering plants also have a striking red-purple color. The fluffy ears stare beautifully at the leaf. This ornamental grass will grow to 70cm high and is therefore not only suitable for the smaller gardens, the plant can also be put in pots to decorate your ,

  • Foliage Colour: green
  • Flower Colour: reddish-pink
  • Current Size: 5-10cm
  • Approx. Growth Height: 40-90cm
  • Flowering Period: summer, autumn
  • Uses: gardens, borders, containers
  • Growing Habit: clump-forming
  • Exposure: sheltered, exposed
  • Hardiness: hardy
  • Rate of Growth: average
  • Bird Friendly: seeds provide food for birds
  • Light Requirements: full sun, partial shade
  • Soil Requirements: chalky, clay, loamy, sandy, acid, alkaline, neutral
  • Moisture: moist, well-draining

Caring and Maintenance

Grasses are hardy and require little maintenance. Water regularly. Plants should be divided in spring to control their growth and to avoid the overcrowding of roots. Cut down old foliage in spring to encourage new growth.


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