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Karley Rose Oriental Fountain Grass - Pennisetum

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Description

FEATURES

Uniform, upright clumps of gracefully arching, deep green foliage erupt into soft rose-purple plumes from early summer until frost. Enjoy its subtle straw color in the winter.

Drought Tolerant
Resists:
Deer

CHARACTERISTICS

Plant Type:

Perennial

Height Category:

Medium

Garden Height:

36 – 40 Inches

Spacing:

24 – 36 Inches

Spread:

24 – 36 Inches

Flower Colors:

Purple

Red

Foliage Colors:

Green

Foliage Shade:

Deep green

Habit:

Upright

Container Role:

Thriller

PLANT NEEDS

Light Requirement:

Sun

Maintenance Category:

Easy

Bloom Time:

Early Summer

Hardiness Zones:

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Water Category:

Average

Soil Fertility Requirement:

Average Soil

Fertile Soil

Soil PH Category:

Acidic Soil

Neutral Soil

Uses:

Border Plant

Container

Cut Flower

Mass Planting

Specimen or Focal Point

Maintenance Notes:

This grass will be a focal point wherever it’s planted, but is especially beautiful when the plumes are backlit by the early morning or late afternoon sun. It is also quick to establish in the landscape and is quite drought tolerant.

Additional information

Color

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