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Karley Rose Fountain Grass

SKU: AM016155
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'Karley Rose' is the most famous Fountain Grass, known for its highly decorative rose-purple plumes that catch sunlight like no other. Excellent in containers and when planted en masse, 'Karley Rose' is a cold-hardy variety that holds its sprays of blooms throughout the season. Tolerant of both drought and partial shade, this fountain grass delivers plenty of winter interest and has no major pest or disease issues. PP#12909 (Pennisetum orientale)
key features
Botanical Name
Pennisetum orientale Karley Rose PP#12909
Growing Zones
Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8, Zone 9
Deer Resistant, Easy To Grow, Low Maintenance, Cut Flowers, Dried Flowers, Winter Interest, Mass Plantings, Container Planting
Light Requirements
Full Sun, Half Sun / Half Shade
Mature Height
24-36" tall
Bloom Time
Deep pink plumes form in mid summer and continue through fall.


24-36" tall x 24-36" wide. Karley Rose is probably the most famous of the Fountain Grasses, due to its lovely  plumes, which reach peak height in midsummer and persist into the fall. This beauty is useful in full sun or partial shade. Karley Rose adds dramatic effect in perennial gardens, landscaping, or wildflower meadows. Perennial Fountain Grasses are a prized group for landscaping accents, and they live up their name. They are mound-forming, creating a fountain-like focal point wherever they grow, with a spectacular bloom in midsummer. Ornamental Grasses provide texture, structure, and beauty that will set off your favorite blooming flowers. Not only a dynamic element to your garden, Ornamental Grasses are extremely easy to grow, maintain, and will provide additional interest by evolving in seasons while the rest of your garden may be dormant. Cut back foliage to the ground in late  winter or spring before new growth emerges.