This rare ornamental grass is hardy USDA 7 and is native to Africa, so may be considered an annual in your growing area. Clean and soft blue green and graceful glossy mound forming ornamental grass grows 20 inches tall and blends well in the middle of the border.
Nice grass for ponds, bog areas, border plantings, planters, borders or focal point. The exceptionally striking bright pink to maroon and ruby shimmering flowers sparkle in the sun. Blooms late July through hard freeze. Likes full to part sun with average moisture. Is not picky about soil type, but appreciates well drained soils. LOVES heat. Easy to grow."Wow, what a gorgeous thing in a soft breeze. Many Gardeners consider the shimmering heads of bright ruby and silver flowers one of the most beautiful grasses for the border. It sparkles like champagne bubbles. Annual in zones colder than 7.