Purple Lea® – Pennisetum alopecuroides ‘PA400’


Name: Purple Lea®
Pennisetum alopecuroides ‘PA400’
Quantity restrictions: Multiples of 4
Mature height: 80 – 90cm high x 80 – 90cm wide ^
Pot size: Tube

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Purple Lea® – Pennisetum alopecuroides ‘PA400’

  • New release variety
  • An Australian Native grass with purple flower heads
  • Bushland friendly
  • Great for attracting native birds

Purple Lea® Pennisetum is an Australian, clumping, native grass with feathery purple flowers. A very showy grass. NOTE: This is the native Australian Pennisetum alopecuroides variety, not to be confused with the invasive African variety (P. setaceum). The native Australian varieties have a much wider plume than the exotic variety and are non-invasive to the environment.

Uses: Mass plantings, rockeries or low maintenance gardens.
Position: Full sun to part shade. It is frost and drought tolerant.


^ Sizes are provided as a guide only. Heights are indicative only and final height will depend on site-specific environmental conditions etc. Heights indicated are typical for Victoria. All pictures shown are copyright and for illustration purposes only.

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