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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

 
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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

 
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PENNISETUM alopecuroides

PENNISETUM alopecuroides

Chinese fountain grass

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

 
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