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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
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individually £11.50 each, 3+ £9.00 each

Delivery Information Available late spring to early summer 2020
  • Deciduous - very narrow, rough, rigid leaves 20-65cm (8-26in) long.
  • Purple - Shades of purple/mauve/lilac/violet - deep purple
  • Height - 90cm-1.5m (3-5ft)
  • Spread - 60-90cm (24-36in)
  • Ornamental grasses - clump-forming perennial, often grown as an annual in cooler climates. Erect, slender stems carry feathery erect or inclined flowerheads to 30cm (12in) long.
  • Hardy - cold winter - Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Full sun
  • Additional Features - Pests & Diseases - none
  • Place of origin - Africa, southwestern Asia to Arabian Peninsula.
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy
  • Leaf colour (if not green) - Red
  • Seasonal Interest - Summer
  • Soil Conditions - Medium to light, fertile, well drained soil
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90cm-1.5m (3-5ft)
Ornamental Grass - guide for size not form Watering Can
  60-90cm (24-36in)
 

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