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Commonly known as Fountain grass


Further Reading....

  • Evergreen
  • Ornamental grasses - annual and perennial clump- and mat-forming grasses.
  • Full sun
  • Additional Features - Pests & Diseases - - none
  • Place of origin - worldwide warmer zones
  • Soil Conditions - Medium to light, fertile, well drained soil -

Buy Varieties of PENNISETUM

PENNISETUM x advena 'Fireworks'

PENNISETUM x advena 'Fireworks'  >

Commonly known as: Purple fountain grass.
Dark red-purple leaves with green and pink stripes. Deep red flowers in late summer
individually £12.50 each, 3+ £10.00 each

PENNISETUM x advena 'Rubrum'  AWARD

PENNISETUM x advena 'Rubrum'  >

Commonly known as: African fountain grass, Fountain grass.
A wonderfully graceful swaying tall grass with swords of deep purple hanging flower heads
individually £12.50 each, 3+ £10.00 each

PENNISETUM x advena 'Sky Rocket'

PENNISETUM x advena 'Sky Rocket'  >

Commonly known as: African fountain grass, Fountain grass, Purple fountain grass.
Flower heads are pink at first forming, pale pink and white eventually. Green and white striped leaves
individually £12.50 each, 3+ £10.00 each

PENNISETUM alopecuroides

PENNISETUM alopecuroides  >

Commonly known as: Chinese fountain grass.
Clump-forming grass with dark green foliage which turns golden yellow in autumn
individually £12.50 each, 3+ £10.00 each

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