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Successful propagation of purple fountain grass from single-internode culm cuttings

February 5, 2018

P URPLE fountain [Pennisetum ×advena (formerly known as P. setaceum ‘Rubrum’)] grass is commercially grown and marketed as a horticultural annual in the U.S. and prized for its dark-purple foliage and inflorescences. Production of young purple fountain grass plants or liners is limited because seeds are sterile and most outdoor stock plants are usually lost from killing frosts.


Authors

W. Garrett Owen

W. Garrett Owen
248-347-0269, Ext. 202
wgowen@msu.edu

W. Garrett Owen

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