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Pennisetum setaceum Fireworks (Variegated Purple Fountain Grass )

This graceful clump-forming warm season grass features narrow variegated red, green, and white leaves, while showy crimson bottlebrush flower panicles appear in late summer. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms late summer
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
3-4 ft tall x 2-3 ft wide
Deer and rabbit resistant
Tolerant to juglone
Drought tolerant


Zone Zone 9
Exposure Full Sun
Moisture Moderate to Full Moisture
Patent Info PP# 18,504