Variegated Purple Fountain Grass

Pennisetum setaceum 'Fireworks'

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Variegated Purple Fountain Grass (Pennisetum setaceum 'Fireworks')
Synonyms:  P. xadvena 'Fireworks'
Genus:  Pennisetum
A refreshing new look to an old time favorite ornamental grass! Pennisetum ‘Fireworks’ is the first variegated purple fountain grass. The midvein is the typical burgundy color and is flanked by hot pink margins. Produces beautiful red-burgundy foxtail flowers. Great accent plant and excellent in containers. -Santa Rosa Gardens
Noteworthy Characteristics:  The first variegated purple fountain grass.
Care:  Cut back in late winter to expose new foliage.
Propagation:  By dividing the root ball.

Overview

Height
3 ft. to 6 ft.
Spread
1 ft. to 3 ft.
Growth Habit
Clumps
Growth Pace
Moderate Grower
Light
Full Sun to Part Shade
Moisture
Dry to Medium
Maintenance
Low
Characteristics
Showy Flowers,
Showy Foliage
Bloom Time
Late Summer,
Summer
Flower Color
Pink Flower,
Red Flower
Foliage Color
Colorful/Burgundy Foliage,
Variegated Foliage
Uses
Backyard,
Beds and Borders,
Combinations,
Container,
Dried Flower,
Front Yard,
Low-Maintenance,
Specimen Plant/Focal Point,
Sun,
Texture
Style
Cottage Garden,
Meadow Garden,
Rock Garden
Seasonal Interest
Summer Interest
Tolerance
Deer Tolerant
Type
Grasses

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