140mm Purple Fountain Grass - Pennisetum advena

I/N: 3820123
$11.58
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Product Description

This exceptional showy and popular ornamental perennial grass grows in dense clumps of burgundy foliage with arching purple-pink flower plumes in the warmer months. Purple fountain grass is a tough and drought tolerant variety.

  • Excellent container plant or garden specimen
  • Grows rapidly to form dense clumps, makes a fabulous border
  • Striking colour accent in perennial beds
  • Good erosion control on embankments or hide a fence
  • Popular accent plant and focal point in the garden

Product Details

Model Name
140mm Pennisetum Purple Fountain Grass
Material
Plant
Volume
1.4L
Package Dimensions (mm)
W:140 H:300
Weight
1.5kg
Common Name
Purple Fountain Grass
Botanical Name
Pennisetum advena 'Rubrum'
Pot Size (mm)
140
Fully Grown Height (please specify m or cm)
1m
Fully Grown Width (please specify m or cm)
1m
Full Sun Position
Yes
Part Shade Position
No
Shaded Position
No
Sheltered location
No
Drought Tolerant
Yes
Suitable for Hedges
No
Suitable for Pots
Yes
Suitable for Hanging Baskets
No
Suitable for Garden Beds
Yes
Planting Tips
It is recommended to cut plants back in late winter, to encourge strong fresh growth in spring. Apply a slow release on a regular basis to increase colour and fullness.
Foliage Colour
Burgundy
Recommended Planting Months Vic
Jan, Feb, Mar, Nov, Dec
Recommended Planting Months NSW
Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, Oct, Nov, Dec
Recommended Planting Months Qld
Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec
Flowering Months Vic
Jan, Feb, Mar, Dec
Flowering Months NSW
Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, Nov, Dec
Flowering Months Qld
Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Oct, Nov, Dec
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