Pennisetum orientale 'Karley Rose'

Pennisetum orientale 'Karley Rose'

Oriental Fountain Grass

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'Karley Rose' is a selection of Oriental Fountain Grass which was chosen for its improved winter hardiness, and abundant display of long lasting smoky pinkish purple plumes. The foxtail-like flower heads arch over a dense upright clump of dark green grass. Plant this in an area that is backlit for a truly ethereal display.



Hardiness Zone: Zone 5 to Zone 8
Light Requirements: Full Sun to Part Shade
Height: 60 cm to 90 cm
Spread: 60 cm to 90 cm
Soil Requirements: Average moist well drained soils 
Bloom Time Early summer to early fall
Planting Time: Late spring to early summer, when soil is warm
Use: Accent plant, mixed borders, cottage gardens, waterside gardens, meadows, mass planting
Flower Colour & Shape: Feathery rose purple bottlebrush like plumes of tiny flowers held above the foliage on arching stems
Foliage: Dense 45 cm tall clumps of arching dark green leaves  7 mm wide, turn yellowish tan in fall, lasting into winter
Benefits: Improved winter hardiness, drought tolerant, deer resistant, attracts birds, cut/dried flowers

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