Deer resistant. The stocky, purple flowers are as soft as a bunnys tail. The leaves form a small tuft to 12" with the flowers extending to 28". The blooms move & sway beautifully in the breeze. It is an excellent grass for large pots and as a border plant. Good cut flower. Attracts butterflies. Can be treated as an annual, but has shown hardiness to USDA Z7.
PENNISETUM messiacum (#PENMES1 - I 22)