Decorative Grasses

Asked May 9, 2018, 4:24 PM EDT

Would Purple Fountain Grass grow in Colorado Springs as a perennial?

El Paso County Colorado

1 Response

Thank you for your question.

Only those living in Zone 9 or above, the most southern parts of the U.S., can grow this species as a perennial.

Here is a link provided by Colorado State University that provides a list of ornamental grasses that do best in Colorado.

http://extension.colostate.edu/topic-areas/yard-garden/ornamental-grasses-7-232/