Purple Lea® – Pennisetum alopecuroides ‘PA400’
- New release variety
- 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.