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

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