Pennisetum setaceum 'Fireworks'



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About This Product

Botanical Name: Pennisetum setaceum 'Fireworks' PP 18,504, Cenchrus setaceus

Common Name: Variegated Purple Fountain Grass

A warm-season ornamental grass with a fountain-like form. Purple to buff flower panicles are fuzzy, long and tassle-like. Throughout summer, feathery plumes top the slender leaf blades. Variegated foliage is striped in white, green, burgundy and pink. Fine in containers. Tolerates poor soils and drought once established. Does not self-sow.

USDA Zone: Zones 9 - 11

Sunset Zone: Zones 8 - 24; H1, H2

Mature Height: 2 - 3 feet

Mature Width: 1 - 2 feet

Light Needs: Full Sun

Water Needs: Moderate, Regular