Grass, Karley Rose Fountain
Description: ‘Karley Rose’ is a clumping grass that emerges in green upright blades that arch toward the ground in a graceful cascade. Throughout summer, spectacular rose plumes reach toward the sky, and when backlit by morning or afternoon sun, the effect is remarkable.
Common Name: Karley Rose Fountain Grass
Scientific Name: Pennisetum orientale ‘Karley Rose’
Type: Perennial, Ornamental Grass
Exposure: Full Sun
Size: 36-40″ height, 24-36″ spread
Foliage Color: Green Shades
Bloom Color: Rose Pink
Bloom Period: June – October
Landscape Use: Rock Gardens, Container as an accent, Border Plant, Mass Planting, along Pond Edges
Zone: 5 – 9
Growth Rate: Fast
Companion Plants: Purple Sedum, Butterfly Bush, Coneflower, Geranium, Lilac, Knock out Roses, Hameln Dwarf Fountain Grass
Maintenance: Cut foliage to 2-3″ in early Spring. Scatter organic fertilizer around the base of the plant in March.