Pennisetum Fireworks

Striking young foliage of red, pink and green, matures to a gorgeous purple colour, with the added highlight of complementary deep purple flower plumes in late summer

Month Available: August

Evergreen / Deciduous: Evergreen

Flower Colour: Purple

Suitable For Wildlife: None

Soil Type: Well-drained

Sun/Shade: Full sun

Season of Interest: Summer

Flower/Foliage/Berries: Flowers

Plant Type: Annuals

Hardy: Protect from frost

Main Attribute: Foliage Interest

Height / Spread: 90cm x 60cm (24in x 16in)

These are wonderful focal points and look excellent in a mixed border

Where to Plant: Patio pots

Pests and Diseases: None

Plant Care: Dry mulch in winter and remove dead foliage in spring

Care and Time: Medium - winter

Warning: None

Benefits: Excellent structural form. Good foliage colour

History: Pennisetum is a widespread genus of plants in the grass family, native to tropical and warm temperate countries. They are known commonly as fountaingrasses

EU Rights: EU Plant Variety Rights apply. Propgation without a licence is illegal.

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