Sorry, but the plant you were looking for isn't available this year. Please try these alternatives.

PENNISETUM

Commonly known as African fountain grass, Fountain grass, Purple fountain grass

Genus of about 120 species of rhizomatous or stoloniferous, clump-forming, annual and perennial grasses found in woodland and savannah in tropical, subtropical and warm-temperate zones worldwide.

Can be used for both fresh and dried arrangements.

Further Reading....
  • Deciduous
    Very narrow, rough, rigid leaves 20-65cm (8-26in) long
  • Shades of pink
    All shades of pink through to Carmine (red)
  • 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 flower heads 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

Buy Varieties of PENNISETUM

PENNISETUM x advena 'Fireworks'

PENNISETUM x advena 'Fireworks'

Purple fountain grass

dark red-purple leaves with green and pink stripes. Deep red flowers in late summer

 
individually £13.50 each , 3+ £12.00 each 
Notify me when this plant is available to order
Unavailable -
 AWARD
PENNISETUM x advena 'Rubrum'

PENNISETUM x advena 'Rubrum'

African fountain grass, Fountain grass

a wonderfully graceful swaying tall grass with swords of deep purple hanging flower heads

 
Gift Wrapping available on this plant - UK Delivery Only Gift-wrapping available
individually £13.50 each , 3+ £12.00 each 
Gift Wrapping available on this plant
PENNISETUM alopecuroides

PENNISETUM alopecuroides

Chinese fountain grass

clump-forming grass with dark green foliage which turns golden yellow in autumn

 
Gift Wrapping available on this plant - UK Delivery Only Gift-wrapping available
individually £13.50 each , 3+ £12.00 each 
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

Useful extras...

Fertilisers & Feeds - Vitax
Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser
A useful fertiliser suitable for use on a wide variety of plants. Q4 provides all the nutrients and trace elements essential for vigorous growth, abundant flowering and ripening of fruit.
3 options from £6.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Afterplant - Grow Your Own
AFTER PLANT GROW YOUR OWN seaweed is ready to use liquid concentrate that was specially formulated be used on all edible plants.
Only £8.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Afterplant - Tomatoes
AFTER PLANT TOMATO FEED Liquid Concentrate with Bio stimulant is a high potash liquid concentrate containing seaweed extract, plant derived amino acids and other nutrients specifically formulated to benefit tomatoes and greenhouse plants.
Only £8.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Rootgrow mycorrhizal fungi
Recommended by the RHS. Contains Rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi. Suitable for all trees and shrubs (except rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers, cranberries and blueberries)
3 options from £3.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Rootgrow Ericoid mycorrhizal fungi
This specially adapted Rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi will boost the growth of acid-loving plants like rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers and blueberries. It contains ericoid and arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi, which are found in poor acidic soils where ericaceous plants naturally grow.
Only £7.50

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
All-purpose Seaweed Stimulant
All-purpose organic concentrated seaweed feed that is a ready to use, derived from sustainable harvested kelp, that can be used on all outdoor and indoor plants, except acid loving plants. Perfect used in conjunction with Rootgrow™.
Only £7.50

Visit the Caerhays Castle website
Order the 2024 Burncoose Catalogue
Payment methods accepted
watch us on you tube
Visit Burncoose House - Holiday Accommodation