Pennisetum Alopecuroides ‘Red Head’, 3 Litre Pot

Pennisetum Alopecuroides ‘Red Head’, 3 Litre Pot


Pennisetum alopecuroides is a common ornamental grass, grows in round fans and flowers in autumn.  Suitable for use in both groups or individual plantings.

Beautiful winter image.  ‘Red head’ grows to 100cm high, with a drak green leaf and red-black plumes.  Prune in the first spring sun.  Before planting, submerge the plant for a few minutes in a bucket of water.  70cm planting distance.

Plant Fact File:

Pot Size: 3 Litre
Main flower colour: Red/Purple
Height now: 80cm
Spread now: 20cm
Mature height: 100cm
Mature spread: 60cm
Season of interest: Summer-Autumn
Foliage type: Evergreen
Fragrant: No
Growth rate: Medium
Hardiness: Tender
Aspect: Sun/Partial-shade
Soil pH: Neutral
Soil type: General/Sandy
Feed: Chempak No. 4


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Additional information




Green, Purple