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Pennisetum ‘Burgundy Bunny’

Pennisetum alopecuroides

Pennisetum alopecuroides ‘Burgundy Bunny’ is an irresistible new, hardy Pennisetum with fiery red highlights! The snazzy red accents appear in June and by September, 50% of the foliage is eye-catching red. Packs real wow power! As a stable sport of Pennisetum ‘Little Bunny’, ‘Burgundy Bunny’ is sure to please. With a compact habit of only 18” including the bloom, it is excellent for containers and rockeries.

Origin: USA

Description / Plant Notes:

  • USDA Zone 6 (-5°F or -23°C)
  • Compact clumping habit
  • Hot red summer accents to the foliage
  • Blazing fall color

Patent Status: PP 21,917

PK Sheet
USDA Zone: 6
Height: 12 to 18-inches
30 to 46-centimeters
Spread: 12 to 18-inches
30 to 46-centimeters
Seasons: Summer, Autumn
Flower Colors: Soft cream - tan
Foliage Colors: Green, Maroon, Red
Light Levels: Full-Sun, Partial-Sun
Growth Habit: Upright
Usage: Container Gardens, Containers, Garden border, Mass landscape planting, Modern landscape, Pots
Patent Status: PP 21,917
Origin: USA

Grower Culture

Media: Well-draining media
Crop Timing from Rooted Liners:
4-inch: 4 to 6-weeks with 1 ppp
1-gallon: 6 to 8-weeks with 1 ppp