Purple fountain grass

Asked July 4, 2016, 1:40 PM EDT

Is purple fountain grass a perrinial in White Bear Lake MN ?

Florida ornamental grass horticulture tender perennials

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Purple fountain grass, Pennisetum setaceum, is a tender perennial which is winter hardy only in USA zones 8-11. It can be grown as a warm-season annual in Minnesota.

See this link to learn about growing ornamental grasses in Minnesota: http://www.extension.umn.edu/garden/yard-garden/landscaping/ornamental-grasses-for-cold-climates/introduction/