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Fireworks Fountain Grass

Pennisetum setaceum 'Fireworks'

 

This ornamental grass forms a midsized mound of arching leaves with variegated stripes of white, green, burgundy and hot pink running the length of the blade. Purple bottlebrush flowers appear in late summer and gradually age to tan colour. Plant as a specimen or in mass for a display of colour. Treat as an annual. Cut down or remove after hard frost.

Botanical Name: Pennisteum setaceum ‘Fireworks’

Common Name: Fireworks Fountain Grass

Plant Type: Ornamental Grass

Habit: Upright

Growth Rate: Medium

Size: 90-120 cm h, 60-90 cm w

Soil: Normal/Sandy/Clay

Water: Once established, needs only occasional watering

Exposure: Partial to Full Sun

Most Active Growing Season:

Flowering Season: Late Summer – Mid Fall

Bloom Colour: Purple/Brown

Additional Attributes: Deer resistant

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