Pennisetum setaceum 'Skyrocket'

Grass Pennisetum


Photo courtesy of Proven Winners

  • Green leaves with white margins
  • Arching white plumes
Border or Bed
Border or Bed
Container
Container
Dried Flower/ Foliage
Dried Flower/ Foliage
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Garden
Garden
Heat Tolerant
Heat Tolerant
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance



Interesting Notes about Grass Pennisetum:

 


Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Pennisetum prefers soil with good drainage and full sun. Can tolerate dry or sandy soil as long as it has some moisture available.

Height: 24-30 in
Spread: 16-20 in
Spacing: 16-20 in
Price Level 1: $6.99 ea.~6 ½” pot
Bloom Color: Green, Pink, White
 

Additional Characteristics & Attributes:


Attributes:

  • No Fertilizing
  • Border or Bed
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Heat Tolerant
  • Container
  • Low Maintenance
  • Garden
  • Dried Flower/ Foliage
  • No Deadheading

Critter Resistance:

  • Deer Resistant

Exposure:

  • Full Sun

Habit:

  • Upright

Foliage Color:

  • Variegated

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Fall
  • Summer

Season of Interest (Foliage):

  • Fall
  • Summer

Soil Moisture:

  • Dry Soil
  • Average Water