Pennisetum alopecuroides ‘PA400’ PBR Purple Lea®

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Origin : Eurasia, Africa, Australia
Family : Poaceae
Habit : Clumping, Mat-forming
Common Names : Fountain Grass, Swamp Foxtail grass
Height : 1.2 – 1.5m
Width : 45 – 60cm
Growth Rate : Fast
Foliage : Long slender rough feeling green leaves
Flowers : Yes
Flower Description : Long narrowing oblong/ cylindrical brush like sprikelets.
Flower colours : Purpleish in colour
Fruit : Seed
Position : Full Sun
Common Pest And Diseases : Caterpillar, rust, root rot
Soil Type : Well drraining soils to light clays
Uses : Clumping featrue, screening, colour contrast
Other Features, comments : Root rot can occur if left in bad drainage soils
Care And Maintenance :  Cut back to thirty 30cm from the base annualy in late winter to allow regenerational growth to create a new vibrant clump
Pot Size : 140mm


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