During Winter and some early Spring shipments. Some of the plant materials in this shipment are DORMANT. Which means that even thought they have no green top growth, they will grow from dormant buds when temperatures are right. For many perennials, This 'rest period' is ESSENTIAL to good flowering performance in the upcoming season. During Summer/Winter months shipping might be delayed as we only will be shipping on days that we know it wonít harm the plant(s). Monday through Wednesday.
PURPLE FOUNTAIN GRASS
Sun: Full Sun
Sowing Method: Direct Sow/Indoor Sow
Days to Maturity: 70-80 days
Height: 36 inches
Spread: 14-16 inches
- at least 6 full hours of direct sunlight each day.
Partial Sun or Part Shade
- 3-6 hours of sun daily, in the morning and early afternoon.
Full Shade plants
- less than 3 hours direct sunlight daily.
BLOOM TIME: Late Spring - Early Fall
HARDINESS ZONE: 8 - 11
Plant outdoors after danger of frost, in full sun in well-drained soils. Provide water during dry periods. Cut plants back to the ground after last frost, in late fall to early spring. Provide winter mulch in colder zones. Space 2-2.5' apart.
Plant is dormant currently 1/2 tall when shipped.