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Ornamental Grass setaceum 'Pennisetum-Sky Rocket'

Rubrum

Pennisetum Sky Rocket is a warm season grass that will propel your garden and containers to another level with its variegated green and white foliage.  Light pink plumes emerge mid-summer and last well into the fall.  These light pink plumes will turn cream as they age.

Height: 24-30 Inches

Spread: 16-20 Inches

USDA Zone: Zones 9 - 10

Color: Ivory, Light Pink

Characteristics & Attributes:


Attributes:

  • Heat Tolerant
  • Great Foliage
  • Dried Flower
  • Cut Flower
  • No Deadheading

Design Use:

  • Trellis / Wall
  • Border
  • Mass Planting
  • Texture
  • Ground Cover
  • Filler
  • Focal Point
  • Versatile
  • Edging
  • Container
  • Cut Flower

Exposure:

  • Full Sun

Foliage Color:

  • Green / White
  • Variegated
  • Burgundy

Habit:

  • Upright

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Summer
  • Fall

Season of Interest (Foliage):

  • Fall
  • Summer
  • Spring

Soil Moisture:

  • Well Drained
  • Average