Variegated Fountaingrass - Pennisetum setaceum 'Fireworks'

An extremely showy variation of the ever-popular Purple Fountain Grass. This forms a midsized mound of arching deep burgundy-purple leaves, each striped hot pink along the edges to add that extra flash of colour. Arching red bottlebrush flowers appear in late summer, gradually ageing to tan. Annual in colder climates. USPP#18504: unlicensed propagation prohibited.

Water Needs: 
Moderate
Foliage Color: 
Multi-Coloured
Flower Attributes: 
Cut Flowers
Dried Flowers
Long Bloom Time
Showy Flowers
Landscape Uses: 
Border
Container
Garden Styles: 
Cottage
Modern
Traditional
Light Needs: 
Full Sun
Plant Types: 
Height: 
36-48"
Spread: 
24-36"
Flower Colors: 
Brown
Flower Seasons: 
Summer
Fall
Special Features: 
Attractive Foliage
Fall Colour
Growth Habits: 
Round
Upright
Cold Hardiness: 
Zone 9
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A wonderful container plant, well worth growing even as an annual in colder regions. May be wintered in a basement window, cutting back to 6 inches in late fall and watering through the winter to keep it actively growing.

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