Pennisetum setaceum, African Fountain Grass or Tender Fountain Grass is known as African Fountain grass or Tender Fountain Grass. Native to East Africa. Commonly used in commercial projects in Dubai and UAE. It is drought tolerant and fast growing grass.
Mound-forming, densely tufted, deciduous perennial grass, often grown as an annual, with upright, narrowly linear, flat or rolled, rough-textured, mid-green leaves, to 30cm long. From mid-summer to early autumn, bears pink to purplish pink spikelets in plumed, long-bristled, upright to nodding, narrow panicles, to 30cm long.