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Fireworks Pennisetum Grass

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$19.98
  • Ornamental grass consisting of burgundy, purple, red and green grass like foliage
  • Matures to 2' wide by 3' tall
  • Hardy in USDA Zones 9 - 11
  • Plant in full sun to part shade
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Description

The Fireworks Pennisetum Grass is an exotic ornamental grass with bold foliage that is variegated with darker mid-veins that have hues of burgundy, purple and dark green with hot pink-soft pink white margins. In summer into early fall Fireworks will produce feathery soft-pink plumes that will dance on the breeze. This specimen will thrive in USDA zones 9-11 and bring colorful unique textures to your landscape or container gardens!

Fireworks Pennisetum Grass Spacing Recommendations

Space Your Fireworks Pennisetum Grass 1 foot -2 feet apart for a seamless planting. Otherwise, plant them 3+ feet apart to leave space between shrubs.

Care & Use

Getting Started: Understanding Your New Plant

Review your plant's information on our website or the tag that comes with it. Be mindful of sunlight preferences, soil type, and spacing needs.

Our plants are adaptable but grow best in the correct USDA Zones. Click here to learn more about your USDA Zone.

Planting Instructions

Dig a Hole

First, dig a hole three times the width of the root ball of your plant. This makes it easier for the root system to spread out quickly. Dig the hole deep enough that your plant will sit level with or slightly above the ground around it.

Amend Your Soil

Mix your native soil with rich gardening soil to provide extra nutrients and support plant growth. If your soil is clay-heavy, we recommend mixing your native clay soil with equal parts of Pine Bark mulch to improve drainage and the overall breathability of your soil.

Place Your Plant

Examine the roots. If they appear tightly bound, gently coax them apart; this ensures they can spread into the new soil. Place your plant in the hole so the top of the rootball is even with the surrounding soil—Backfill around it with the amended soil mixture. The roots need access to oxygen for your plant to thrive, so do not cover the rootball; place soil around it.

Mulch Your Plants

Top the soil beneath your plant with 3-4 inches of mulch to help it retain moisture. Be careful not to cover the rootball - your new plants roots need access to oxygen.

Water Your Plant

Soak the plant with a hose afterward to hydrate the plant, as well as get the soil and mulch situated. Develop a regular watering schedule based on your plant's needs and local weather patterns. Remember, over watering is just as, if not more, harmful than under watering.

  • Scientific Name
    Setaceum 'Fireworks'
  • Hardiness Zone
    9, 10, 11
  • Sun Exposure
    Full Sun to Part Shade
  • Evergreen or Deciduous
    Evergreen
  • Features
    Disease Tolerant, Drought Tolerant, Fast Growth, Heat Tolerant, Sun Loving, Winter / Fall Foliage Color
  • Feature Color
    Green
  • Uses
    Container, Groundcover, Specimen
  • Water Needs
    Medium
  • Bloom Season
    Summer

Growing Zones : 9, 10, and 11

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The Fireworks Pennisetum Grass is an exotic ornamental grass with bold foliage that is variegated with darker mid-veins that have hues of burgundy, purple and dark green with hot pink-soft pink white margins. In summer into early fall Fireworks will produce feathery soft-pink plumes that will dance on the breeze. This specimen will thrive in USDA zones 9-11 and bring colorful unique textures to your landscape or container gardens!

Fireworks Pennisetum Grass Spacing Recommendations

Space Your Fireworks Pennisetum Grass 1 foot -2 feet apart for a seamless planting. Otherwise, plant them 3+ feet apart to leave space between shrubs.

Pot size

  • 2.5 Quart
  • 2.4 Gallon
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