Prince Napier, or Elephant, Grass

Prince Napier, or Elephant, Grass

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Pennisetum purpureum 'Prince'

Native to the African greasslands, the purple-tinged foliage Prince Napier (or Elephant) Grass becomes even more purple as the summer gets hotter. Hardy in zones 8-11, making it an annual here in Piedmont NC. Matures at 5-6 feet tall. Doesn't flower unless winter temperatures remain above freezing. *Deer Resistant*

Ornamental Characteristics
Category Perennial grass
foliage Type Dormant in winter
Height 4-6 ft
Spread 1-4 ft
Shape Clump-forming
Primary foliage Color Green, purplish bronze
Seasonal foliage Color
Flowering Season
Flower Color
Berries
Environmental Characteristics
Growth Rate Fast
Sun Preferences Full Sun
Water Preferences Well -drained soil
Cold Hardiness Zone