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Karley Rose Fountain Grass

Pennisetum orientale 'Karley Rose'

Pronunciation: pen-i-SEE-tum or-i-en-TAY-lee
SKU #04480
5-10

Good to grow! 7

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OVERVIEW
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.
Light Full sun
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.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Herbaceous
Special Features Easy Care, Waterwise, Benefits Birds
Growth Rate Moderate
Patent Act Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
STYLE
Landscape Use Border, Container
Flower Color Pink
Foliage Color Green
Companion Plants Barberry (Berberis); Potentilla (Potentilla); Aster (Aster); Coneflower (Echinacea); Tickseed (Coreopsis)
CARE
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.

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