About Crimson Fountaingrass
Annual Fountain Grass is a clumping herbaceous grass that grows 2-4' tall. It blooms in summer and blooms until frost. It is used as a bedding plant, in bed backgrounds, in borders, and in fresh flower arrangements. It can become invasive through seed dispersal.
Also known as
African Fountain Grass and Fountain Grass
How to care for Crimson Fountaingrass
Crimson Fountaingrass needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.
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Crimson Fountaingrass love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.
Crimson Fountaingrass does not tolerate low-light 🚫.
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Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.
By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.
To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Crimson Fountaingrass after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.