Pennisetum setaceum rubrum 'Fireworks'/Variegated Purple Fountain Grass
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A container planting at the North Carolina Arboretum near Asheville, NC
Attractive flowers and foliage in late summer
Close-up image of red flowers
Red foliage and flowers
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Pennisetum setaceum rubrum 'Fireworks'
Variegated Purple Fountain Grass
8, 9, 10, 11
Determine Your Zone
2- 5 feet
2 -3 feet
Sun, Part Sun
Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth:
Foliage is variegated with longitudinal stripes of white, green and burgundy, imparting a candy cane-like appearance to the new foliage. In bright sun foliage color fades and stems should be cut back in late winter as the new foliage will display the striking color combinations.
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