What is fireworks fountain grass?


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Fireworks fountain grass is a brightly-colored variation of Purple Fountain Grass. It features deep burgundy-purple leaves with hot pink stripes along the edges. The plant produces arching red bottlebrush flowers in late summer.

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Fireworks fountain grass grows best in full sun and normal, sandy or clay soil. Relatively low maintenance, it is a good plant for growing in containers, even in colder climates. It can be wintered inside by cutting it back to 6 inches in late fall and should be watered throughout the winter to promote growth. The plants reach maturity at 35 to 47 inches high and 25 to 35 inches across.

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