Grass Pennisetum 'Fireworks' - 3pc
SKU: CFD13889
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Pennisetum 'Fireworks' is the first variegated purple fountain grass ever introduced - a refreshing new look on an all-time favorite!
Includes three pots of 'Fireworks' Pennisetum.
Add a stunning display of color to your patio, landscape or garden! Chosen for its color, texture and performance, 'Fireworks' fountain grass is a water-wise problem-solver that needs only occasional watering once established. Variegated with hot pink, burgundy, white and green running the entire blade, 'Fireworks' fountain grass blooms purple plumes above the vibrant foliage during the summer months and is easy to grow in virtually any soil type.


Is this for you?
Award winner! Voted Top Performer by Kansas State University in 2011 and winning the Classic City Award from University of Georgia in 2009, 'Fireworks' attracts butterflies, but deer will pass it up in search of a tastier treat!

A non-invasive ornamental grass! This ornamental grass has been bred selectively and does not reseed. 'Fireworks' can be planted in containers, mass plantings and even used for erosion control on slopes or banks. This sun-lover gains color with increased sun exposure and produces unique, fluffy plumes that can be cut or dried for indoor enjoyment. Perfect for landscaping, planting along walkways, and planting in pots on the patio

Drought tolerant once established and grows in a wide variety of soils. 'Fireworks' is deer resistant and has low watering needs, making it a candidate for rocky or sandy soil conditions. For colder climates, we recommend treating these as annuals or planting in containers for overwintering and year-round enjoyment. Perfect for planting around ponds for a bright pop of color!

Can be grown throughout most of the continental U.S. An excellent value and investment in any landscape and can be divided each spring. **This product cannot ship to the following states and territories AK, HI, PR, VI, GUAM.


What to expect:
Plants ship to you based on your geographic location. Your shipment will be based on the USDA Plant Hardiness Zone Map which we have correlated to your zip code. This means you will receive your plants when it is the right time to plant for you.

You will receive three Pennisetum plants, well rooted in 2.5-inch pots. These plants were carefully selected and packed for safe transport directly to you. Open immediately and follow the instructions in the planting guide available online that provides specific care instructions including how to plant them, continuing care and winterizing.

Expect plants to reach maturity in 24 to 36 months. However, growth of this annual plant can be affected by many factors including fertilization and climate factors unique to your planting location.

Expect heaviest blooming in late summer with continuous blooming until frost. You will see flower plumes the first year with more and more plumes each year as the plants grow.


Plant Details
Botanical NameHardiness
Zones
Annual Or
Perennial
Bloom
season
ExposureDrought
Tolerant
Mature
Height
Mature
Width
Pennisetum setaceum 'Fireworks' 9-10, treat as an annual in all other zones Perennial Late summer Full to part sun Yes 20 to 30 inches 2 to 3 feet

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