'Fireworks' Purple Fountain Grass
Pennisetum setaceum (Rubrum)
Ornamental Grass! "SPECTACULAR" foliage is a terrific addition to Beds and Planters! Excellent in mixed container pots.
Use as an accent Grass! Colorful, upright growing grass with variegated stripes of white, green, burgundy and hot pink running the length of the blade. Purple tassels appear in summer. Unlike the species, this cultivar does not reseed. Plant as a specimen or en masse for a stunning display of color. A great addition to containers and beds near your patio or deck. An ornamental grass with narrow, arching leaves that have burgundy midveins and hot pink margins. Flower plumes are fuchsia and extend above the foliage.
- Light: Full Sun to Partial Shade
- Water: Medium
- Role: Filler
- Fertilize: Once a month
- Height: 20-24 inches (fireworks)
- Spacing: 24-30 inches
Purple fountain Grass gets
- Height: 3-5 feet tall
- Spacing: 2-4 feet