Grass, Fireworks Purple Fountain


Description: Colorful, upright growing grass with variegated stripes of white, green, burgundy, and hot pink running the length of the blade. Purple tassles appear in summer. This plant is a great addition to containers and beds near your patio or deck.

Common Name: Purple Fireworks Fountain Grass

Scientific Name: Pennisetum setaceum rubrum 'Fireworks'

Type: Perennial, Ornamental Grass

Exposure: Full Sun

Size: 3' Tall, 2' Wide

Foliage Color: Burgundy midveins & hot Pink margins

Bloom Color: Fuchsia

Landscape Use: Beds & Borders, Container, Combinations, Backyard, Front Yard, Dried Flower, Specimen Plant/Focal Point, Cottage Garden, Rock Garden

Soil: Well-Drained

Zone: 5 - 9

Growth Rate: Moderate

Companion PlantsCoreopsis, Hydrangea

Maintenance: Cut back to 2-3" in late Fall or early Spring 

*Deer resistant, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Year-round interest


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