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Dwarf Purple Pennisetum Grass Plant

  • - Dwarf Fountain Grass
  • - Height: 12-36 inches
  • - Hardiness Zone: 9-11
  • - Exposure: Full Sun
  • - Bloom Time: Summer
  • - Each Quart contains 1 Dwarf Purple Pennisetum Grass Plant
Plant Features

The Dwarf Purple Pennisetum (Fountain Grass) Plant is a smaller ornamental with a coarser leaf texture and chocolate-purple plums which eventually fade to light brown. It's ideal for mixed container gardens to add height and texture and for small beds and borders. Its deer resistant, pest and disease-free and moderately salt tolerant.

Attribute name Attribute value
Plant Needs
Sunlight 6+ hours
Soil Moisture Moist
Soil Properties Well-drained
Tolerates Clay soil, Sandy soil
Fertilizer When transplanted and then once every Spring
Attribute name Attribute value
Plant Characteristics
Mature Spread 2-3 feet
Habit Mounded
Foliage Color Purple
Features Cut Flower
Garden Styles Container Garden, Fall Garden, Roof Garden, Therapeutic Garden
Plant Used for Aesthetic Appeal, Borders and Edging, Focal Point, Texture
Pet Friendly Yes

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Great Pennisetum plants

Great looking Dwarf Purple plants.Arrived in excellent condition,packed well.

From Charles | May 15, 2014

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From anonymous | May 24, 2013