Grass, Pennisetum Graceful Grasses® Vertigo®

Grass, Pennisetum  pen-iss-SEE-tum

Proven Winners Graceful Grasses® Vertigo®:  This is an ornamental grass that rises to dizzying heights. Pennisetum Vertigo® is a tall, swaying, ornamental grass that will take your breath away. The blades of  Vertigo® retain their black-purple color all season long ensuring that their color will make any container or focal point in the landscape a showstopper. This pennisetum grass requires water to establish the plant and occasional fertilizer. Once established it is a drought tolerant workhorse in the garden. Vertigo® is not bothered by insects and disease and deer resistant.

Full Sun

Height: 48-72″/Spread: 24-36″

Foliage Accent

Size Available: 1 Gallon

Grass, Pennisetum Graceful Grasses® Vertigo®


Pennisetum  pen-iss-SEE-tum

Members of the genus Pennisetum are exquisite grasses with a timeless style. Most grow in flowing, fountain shapes and many produce lovely, bottlebrush plumes. Others impress with colorful foliage. Tender selections, often red-leaved or variegated, enhance decorative containers and annual color beds. Pennisetum are native to Africa, Asia and other tropical, subtropical and temperate environments worldwide. They thrive in sun, heat and humidity; they require little maintenance.