Exposure
Sun
Soil Moisture Needs
Average
Growth Rate in the Garden
Medium
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Summer
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Fall
Foliage Attribute
Variegated
Bloom Color
Green
Maroon
Attributes
Easy to Grow
Container
Rock Garden
Salt Tolerant
Water Requirements
Prefers well-drained soil
Water weekly during dry spells
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Riverbend Nursery

Pennisetum setaceum 'Cherry Sparkler'

Fountain Grass

Pennisetum 'Cherry Sparkler' is an ornamental grass with a pink blush that overtakes the white and green striped blades as light levels increase. Long red/burgundy plumes trail above the compact mound from summer to fall.

Height:

36-48 in

Spacing:

36"

Bloom Time:

Summer-Fall

Bloom Color:

Burgundy

Pennisetum (pen-i-see'-tum)

Family: Poaceae · Common Name: Fountain Grass

This genus offers a nice selection of fountain grasses of various sizes and foliage and plume colors. The fuzzy foxtail plumes grace the arching stems in the early summer through the winter garden. Excellent for containers, borders and en mass plantings.

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