Fireworks Fountain Grass
Pennisetum setaceum 'Fireworks' PP #18,504
Full sun, Partial sun
Once established, needs only occasional watering.
We no longer grow this plant
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|Lore||While the species Pennisetum setaceum is considered invasive to California, selective plant breeding has resulted in attractive cultivated varieties that are seedless or do not produce viable seed, including Pennisetum setaceum 'Rubrum', 'Fireworks' and 'Skyrocket'. These three cultivars are non-invasive and safe for California gardening efforts.|
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate growing, 3 ft. tall and 2 ft. wide.|
|Flower Attribute||Showy Plumes|
|Garden Style||Asian/Zen, Contemporary, Mediterranean, Tropical|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Erosion Control, Mass Planting, Cutting Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Patent Act||Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.|
|Soil Needs||All-Purpose Plant Food|
|Special Feature||Clump Forming, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Fall Color, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Tolerates Alkaline Soil, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise, Year-round Interest|
|Watering Needs||Once established, needs only occasional watering.|
|Key Feature||Dramatic Foliage Color|
Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Tolerant of drought conditions once established. Feed with a slow release general purpose fertilizer in spring.
This Plant's Growing Zones: All