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Pennisetum - purple fountain grass

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Graceful large ornamental grass, rich burgundy purple when mature, with purple-cream fluffy foxtail plumes year-round. Low maintenance. Looks best given space to sway and move in the breeze, making a relaxing sound. Gets to over 1m around in the right spot so allow for this when planting.

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Pennisetum - purple fountain grass
DESCRIPTION: Burgundy foliage when mature, with soft feathery plumes. The sound of the foliage moving in the wind is soft and beautiful. Flowers year round.
USE IN: This is the ideal plant for gardeners that wish to add some colour, texture and movement to their landscape. This variety will tolerate a range of conditions, making it a versatile landscape addition.
LOCATION: Plant in well drained soil in full sun to part shade position in the garden. Deepest colour is achieved in a full sun location.
CARE: Mulch and water regularly until the plant is established, usually around 12 weeks. Prune at least half of the foliage each spring to remove the previous years spent foliage. Tolerates dry periods once established.
HEIGHT & WIDTH: 1-1.5m H x 1m W.
PLEASE NOTE: These are tube-stock plants, with the benefit of being a young plant they will establish quickly in your garden. The average size of your plants will be 15 -25 cm in height including the pot height of 80 mm x 42 mm wide.

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