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Pennisetum setaceum 'Sky Rocket'

#PP21497, CPBR4208
Pennisetum setaceum 'Sky Rocket' - Variegated Fountain Grass

Pennisetum setaceum 'Sky Rocket' - Variegated Fountain Grass

Series: Graceful Grasses®

More About Pennisetum setaceum 'Sky Rocket' (PP21497, CPBR4208)

  • Proven Winners™ Color Choice®
  • Annual Grass
  • Green leaves with white-striped margins form a vase-shaped clump
  • Smoky-pink bottlebrush-like flowers arch gracefully above the foliage
  • Flowers are pink and purple, aging to tan
  • Bloom Time: Midsummer to mid-fall
  • Flower Height: 120 cm
  • Foliage Height: 60-90cm

Interesting Notes:




Zone:

8

Height:

80-120 cm

Spread:

60-90 cm

Colour:

Pink
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Variegated Fountain Grass Growing and Maintenance Tips

Best grown in a moist, well-drained soil in full sun. This grass is not hardy to our region, but a welcome addition to the summer garden or in a patio planter. Sometimes they can be kept alive indoors through the winter.


Pennisetum setaceum 'Sky Rocket' (PP21497, CPBR4208) Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Attracts Birds
Attracts Birds
Fast
Fast
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Cut Flower/Foliage
Cut Flower/Foliage
Long Blooming
Long Blooming
Heat Tolerant
Heat Tolerant
Dried Flower/Foliage
Dried Flower/Foliage
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Rock garden
Rock garden

Soil Moisture

Average to Dry Soils
Well-drained
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Medium

Flowering Time

Lt. Sum-Fall
Fall
Summer

Habit

Vase-shape
Clumping

Foliage Color

Variegated
White
Green

Landscape uses

Specimen
Foundation planting