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Cameron’s Nursery is a specialist wholesale nursery based in Arcadia NSW, in the Sydney Hills District.

Pennisetum ‘Dwarf Purple Fountain Grass’


A lovely variety of compact Purple Fountain Grass which produces fine burgundy/purple leaves and spectacular purple plumes.

Pennisetum ‘Rubrum compacta’

Pennisetum macrostachyum ‘Rubrum compacta’

Botanical Name
Pennisetum macrostachyum
Common Name
Dwarf Purple Fountain Grass
Key Features
A lovely variety of compact Purple Fountain Grass which produces fine burgundy/purple leaves and spectacular purple plumes.
Size
Grows to 45cm high x 35cm wide
Position
Full sun to semi shade
Description
Flower plumes appear in summer and autumn.
Cultural Notes
Once established will tolerate high temperatures, wind, drought and light frosts. Prune back hard during winter. Sterile hybrid.
Landscape Ideas
Hardy and easy to grow in rockeries, borders, cottage gardens, mixed patio pots and window boxes. Ideal for group planting.
Water Requirements
Low once established.
Hardy and  quick growing