Karley Rose Fountain Grass
Pennisetum orientale 'Karley Rose'
Pronunciation: pen-i-SEE-tum or-i-en-TAY-lee
|Description||Graceful, upright, smoky rose-purple flower spikes that nearly glow when back lit by the sun, with a longer bloom season and greater cold tolerance than other varieties. Forms a tufted mound of deep green, arching foliage. A great landscape or container accent. Stunning in mass plantings.|
|Watering||Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.|
|Blooms||Summer to fall|
|Mature Size||Moderate growing; reaches 3 to 4 ft. tall and wide.|
|Special Features||Easy Care, Waterwise, Benefits Birds|
|Patent Act||Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container|
|Companion Plants||Barberry (Berberis); Potentilla (Potentilla); Aster (Aster); Coneflower (Echinacea); Tickseed (Coreopsis)|
|Care||Thrives in average, well-drained soils; avoid heavy, wet clay soils. Water deeply and regularly during first growing season to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency, once established. Cut foliage back just before new shoots appear in late winter to early spring.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-10
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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.