Pennisetum Red Head

Pennisetum Red Head

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Also known as Chinese fountain grass this clump forming deciduous grass produces large, early flowers which open and red and gradually fade to purple and beige. A stunning feature for the border, the exquisite feathery plumes make excellent cut flowers that can be dried and enjoyed indoors. Height 80cm, First grade loose rooted plants supplied.

Key Product Information

Season Interest Summer
Flower Colour N/A
Foliage Colour MIXED
Preferred Location
  • Suitable for planting in sunny locations
    sun
  • Suitable for planting in partially shaded locations
    part-shade
Positive attributes
  • Suitable for growing in pots and containers
    container
How Supplied First grade loose roots

Key Product Information

Season Interest

Summer

Flower Colour

N/A

Foliage Colour

MIXED

Preferred Location
Suitable for planting in sunny locations
sun
Suitable for planting in partially shaded locations
part-shade
How Supplied

First grade loose roots

Flowering Time

  • J
  • F
  • M
  • A
  • M
  • J
  • J
  • A
  • S
  • O
  • N
  • D

Available to buy

  • J
  • F
  • M
  • A
  • M
  • J
  • J
  • A
  • S
  • O
  • N
  • D

Plant Size

Mature Height 80cm
Mature Spread 50cm
Plant Spacing 50cm
Annual Growth 80cm
Plant Spacing

50cm

Annual Growth

80cm

Mature Height

80cm

Mature Spread

50cm

Planting Remove from the pot and plant in a hole the same depth as the container.
Soil Type Fertile, well drained soil
Pruning Early Spring
Planting

Remove from the pot and plant in a hole the same depth as the container.

Soil Type

Fertile, well drained soil

Pruning

Early Spring

Plant out as soon as possible. Protect from excessive winter wet. Ideal for containers and front of border displays.
A fantastic grass that originates from woodland/mountain regions of Africa and Asia. It is best to make sure they receive some protection in the winter, such as planting in a sheltered spot or applying a mulch. Water freely during growth.
  • Information
  • Key Product Information

    Season Interest Summer
    Flower Colour N/A
    Foliage Colour MIXED
    Preferred Location
    • Suitable for planting in sunny locations
      sun
    • Suitable for planting in partially shaded locations
      part-shade
    Positive attributes
    • Suitable for growing in pots and containers
      container
    How Supplied First grade loose roots

    Key Product Information

    How Supplied

    First grade loose roots

    Season Interest

    Summer

    Flower Colour

    N/A

    Foliage Colour

    MIXED

    Preferred Location
    Suitable for planting in sunny locations
    sun
    Suitable for planting in partially shaded locations
    part-shade

    Flowering Time

    • J
    • F
    • M
    • A
    • M
    • J
    • J
    • A
    • S
    • O
    • N
    • D

    Available to buy

    • J
    • F
    • M
    • A
    • M
    • J
    • J
    • A
    • S
    • O
    • N
    • D

    Plant Size

    Mature Height 80cm
    Mature Spread 50cm
    Plant Spacing 50cm
    Annual Growth 80cm
    Annual Growth

    80cm

    Mature Height

    80cm

    Mature Spread

    50cm

    Plant Spacing

    50cm

    Planting Plant in prepared soil, with a hole large enough to firmly hold the module.
    Soil Type Well drained fertile soil.
    Pruning Deadhead as necessary to prolong flowering.
    Planting

    Remove from the pot and plant in a hole the same depth as the container.

    Soil Type

    Fertile, well drained soil

    Pruning

    Early Spring

  • Planting & growing Instructions
  • Plant out as soon as possible. Protect from excessive winter wet. Ideal for containers and front of border displays.
    A fantastic grass that originates from woodland/mountain regions of Africa and Asia. It is best to make sure they receive some protection in the winter, such as planting in a sheltered spot or applying a mulch. Water freely during growth.