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
Further Reading....
  • 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.
  • Half hardy - unheated greenhouse / mild winter
    Hardy in coastal and relatively mild parts of the UK except in severe winters and a risk from sudden (early) frosts. May be hardy elsewhere with wall shelter or good micro-climate. Likely to be damaged or killed in cold winters. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -5°C (23°F)
  • Full sun

PENNISETUM x advena 'Rubrum'

 
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  • Additional Features
    Pests & Diseases
    None
    Place of origin
    Africa, southwestern Asia to Arabian Peninsula.
  • Hardiness
    Frost hardy (down to -5)
  • 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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