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Pennisetum purpureum 'Vertigo'

Posted on March 18, 2015 at 8:30 PM
Pennisetum purpureum 'Tift 8' PP: 22254 Pearl Millet

  • Height:  36 - 48" T x 24 - 36" W
  • Hardiness:  USDA hardiness zones 8 - 11
  • Uses:  Beds & Borders, Containers

Part of the Graceful Grasses® program at Proven Winners, Vertigo is a large, dramatic, annual grass.  Grown for its deep, non-fading, purple leaves Vertigo adds architectural interest to garden beds and containers.  This vigorous grass is very heat tolerant but be prepared to water it liberally during the heat of the summer.
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Categories: Grasses