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Pennisetum advena rubrum Ruby Magic

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Pennisetum advena rubrum Ruby Magic Dwarf Purple Fountain Grass,
Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Grasses, Strappy & Tufting Clumping, Tufting

Pennisetum Ruby Magic is a great little modern plant, perfect for low maintenance modern gardens. A compact, dwarf Pennisetum with dark maroon, almost black, foliage. In spring, Ruby Magic is graced with soft flowers of red and white bushy tips. Pennisetum Ruby Magic is a compact grower and will reach a height of 45cm. It is perfect as a garden border, and can be used when space is at a premium.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
30-60cm 30-60cm

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Balcony / Roof, Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Courtyard, 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:

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser

Family Name: Origin:
Poaceae Africa

Foliage Colour: Black, Burgundy, Purple
Flower Colour: White, Red
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Autumn, Spring, Summer
Fruit: No

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