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Pennisetum advena rubrum

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Pennisetum advena rubrum

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Wantirna
B9, Tubes, Specials
C9, Indoor, POS
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Wantirna
B9, Tubes, Specials
Size: 14cm
Available: 8
$/Unit (EX GST): $5.20 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $5.72 inc GST
C9, Indoor, POS
Size: 20cm
Available: 30
$/Unit (EX GST): $14.65 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $16.11 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Pennisetum advena rubrum Purple Fountain Grass, Swamp Foxtail,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Grasses, Strappy & Tufting Clumping, Tufting

Description:
A modern, dramatic deep burgundy foliaged grass with arching pink flowering tassels in the summer months. A sterile form of Pennisetum means no weed potential. Great planted in pots or in borders. Mass plant for impact. Grows approx 1.5m tall x 1.2m wide.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
1-2m 1-2m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Balcony / Roof, Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Courtyard, Erosion Control, Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Formal Garden, Groundcover, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Park And Gardens, Playgrounds, Rockery, Roundabouts / Splitters, Verge, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes: Grows rapidly to form dense clumps Cut back hard after flowering and foliage turns brown to refresh plant. Do this annually in June.

Plant Care
None

Family Name: Origin:
Poaceae Africa

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Burgundy, Purple
Flower Colour: Pink
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Autumn, Summer
Fruit: No

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Fast
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Low
Drought: High
Frost: High
Wind: High
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