Cherry Sparkler Fountain Grass

Showy red-purple plumes. Its narrow, ribbon-like foliage has a burgundy midvein and hot pink margins.

Instantly transform the look of your garden by adding easy-care ornamental grasses. They make stunning focal points, graceful borders or perfect complements to your other plantings.

  • Botanical Name:

    Pennisetum x advena ‘Cherry Sparkler’ PP22538

  • Sun Exposure:
    Full Sun, Partial Shade
  • Height/Habit:
    24 – 48 inches
  • Spread:
    24 inches
  • Spacing:
    24 inches
  • Hardiness Zone:
    3-10
  • Flowering Date:
    Late spring to late summer
  • Planting Instructions:
    Set at the same level it is at in the container. Firm and water in thoroughly.
  • Winter Care:
    Not winter hardy. In the north it performs as a striking annual.
  • Growth Rate:
    Moderate
  • Flower Color:
    Red
  • Flower Form:
    Plume
  • Foliage Type:
    Long, narrow ribbon-like foliage, midvein is the burgundy color and is flanked by hot pink margins
  • Pruning:
    Trim back old stems in late winter to early spring.
  • Soil Requirement:
    Average garden soil
  • Additional Information:
    Hardy in zones 9-10, treat as an annual in other zones.