Pennisetum messaicum ‘Red Bunny Tails’

Red Bunny Tails Fountain Grass

Boething Treeland Farms grows over 1,200 varieties of trees, shrubs, perennials and specialty plants on ten California nurseries to serve the wholesale landscape and nursery industries throughout the Western United States and beyond.

Plant Type: Grasses

Evergreen-Deciduous: Evergreen

Overall Mature Size: Small

Also Grown As: Bush

Mature Height & Spread: 1-2' x 1-2'

Natural Growth Habit: Clumping

Native To: Africa

Exposure: Full Sun

Water: Medium Water

Flower Color: Red

Bloom Time: Spring, Summer

Special Features: Deer Resistant

Container Sizes: #1, #3

Sunset Garden Zones: 4-12, 14-24

Minimum USDA Hardiness Zone: 4-9

A Bit More

Yes! The flowers of Pennisetum messaicum ‘Red Bunny Tails’ do indeed resemble little red bunny tails. In spring, the fine leaves of this fountain grass have new burgundy tips, and red flower plumes rise up from 3’ stalks. By summer the flowers change to a blonde/tan color. The graceful, arching blades of this ornamental grass grows in petite tufts to 1-2’ tall and wide and is cold hardy to 0° F. Plant in full sun and provide good drainage and regular water. Use in traditional and contemporary landscapes as accents or in masses.

A Bit More

Yes! The flowers of Pennisetum messaicum ‘Red Bunny Tails’ do indeed resemble little red bunny tails. In spring, the fine leaves of this fountain grass have new burgundy tips, and red flower plumes rise up from 3’ stalks. By summer the flowers change to a blonde/tan color. The graceful, arching blades of this ornamental grass grows in petite tufts to 1-2’ tall and wide and is cold hardy to 0° F. Plant in full sun and provide good drainage and regular water. Use in traditional and contemporary landscapes as accents or in masses.