Pennisetum fireworks growing herbaceous of the genus Pennisetum also known as Red fountain grass, Pennisetum fireworks perennial evergreen used as ornamental plant for the colored leaves, can grow in mediterranean, desert, subtropics, temperate or tropics climate and growing in hardiness zone 9+.
Leaves color red or purple, in linear shape the size can be 30-50 cm.
Pennisetum fireworks flower
Flower color white with purple hue, the flowers like hair and grow stem in raceme inflorescence.
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Requirements for Pennisetum fireworks growing and care:
More than -5c, well-drained soil
What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Vegetative Reproduction
Is it necessary to use vegetative reproduction?
No but easy
Difficulties or problems when growing:
Recommended planting season?
All year, in cold climate spring-summer
Pests and diseases:
How to prune:
Just for design
Size of the plant:
0.7-1.2 m, 28-48 inches
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing
Small amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade
Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
All year, in cold climate not in the winter
General information about the flower
White with purple hue, the flowers like hair and grow stem in raceme inflorescence.
Pennisetum setaceum var. rubrum