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Pennisetum purpureum Graceful Grasses® 'Vertigo®'


Will begin shipping Apr 5th 2021 depending on your hardiness zone and plant readiness. If you have a preferred ship date please let us know in the order comments.

Common Name:
Pearl Millet
Plant Type:
Annual, Ornamental Grass
Sun to Part Sun
Hardiness Zone:
Bloom Color:
Bloom Time:
Garden Height:
36-48 Inches
Garden Spread:
24-36 Inches
  • Deep burgundy color
  • Adds architectural element

Pennisetum 'Vertigo®' is a very dramatic wide bladed burgundy grass. It can be used in large combos or in the landscape. This looks spectacular in mass plantings or clusters. It is hardy to about 20 degrees F planted in the ground and should be treated as an annual in climates that get colder than this.

Height: 36-48 inches
Spread: 24-36 inches

Uses: Combination Containers, Landscapes, Borders
Notable Features: Deadheading Not Necessary
Growth habit: Upright

Photos courtesy of Proven Winners 

Reviews (4)

  • Highly recommended

    Posted by Unknown on Oct 29th 2020

    Great Color. Great height for container plantings


    Posted by Unknown on Oct 26th 2020

    The plants were well packed and shipping was very reasonable. The plants looked Great and Very Healthy, Once I put them in the ground they thrived so nicely, I highly recommend Romence Gardens as my experience has been Fantastic!!!