Pennisetum advena ‘Rubrum’

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Origin : Australia
Habit : Upright to Arching clumping grass
Common Names : Purple fountain Grass
Height : > 1.5m
Width : > 1.5m
Growth Rate : Fast
Foliage : Burgundy, Red, Strappy
Flowers : Yes
Flower Description : Displays a foxtail like flower above the foilage from Spring to Autumn
Fruit : The small seeds form in the same foxtail shape spike
Position : Full sun
Uses : Feature plant
Common Pest And Diseases : Relatively pest and disease free
Other Features, Comments : Can be used as a screening plant, Borders, in pots and planters, also tolerates heat and humidity, Deer resistant and great as a cut flower
Soil Type : Well drained soil
Care And Maintenance : Trim back to 400mm above the soil to remove spent flowers and foilage
Flowers colours : Burgundy
Pot Size : 140mm

Additional information

Pot Size

140mm, 300mm