Graceful Grasses

Pennisetum Xadvena 'Cherry Sparkler'

Purple Fountain Grass


Photo courtesy of Ball Seed

  • Green and cream variegated spears with a pinkish blush
  • Burgundy-purple plumes dance above its pretty foliage on 3-foot stems
  • Moist soil
Border or Bed
Border or Bed
Container
Container
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Mass Planting
Mass Planting
Ornamental Grass
Ornamental Grass
Water's Edge / Bog Plant
Water's Edge / Bog Plant
Full Sun
Full Sun



Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Deadheading Not Necessary


Height: 30-36 in
Spread: 36 in
Price Level 1: $7.99 ea.~6 ½” pot
Bloom Color: Non-Flowering
Zone: 8-10
 

Additional Characteristics & Attributes:


Attributes:

  • Container
  • Mass Planting
  • Water's Edge / Bog Plant
  • Low Maintenance
  • Border or Bed
  • Ornamental Grass

Exposure:

  • Full Sun
  • Partial Sun

Habit:

  • Upright
  • Mounding

Foliage Color:

  • Burgundy
  • Purple

Season of Interest (Foliage):

  • Summer
  • Fall

Soil Moisture:

  • Keep Well-Watered