This stately warm season tender perennial grass has lush, upright, arching leaves that emerge green with purple margins and midrib and turn an intense purple as the summer heat intensifies; rarely flowers.
Arching leaves that emerge green with purple margins and midrib and turn an intense purple as the summer heat intensifies
Good in containers and as accent plants; wonderful centre-piece in annual or seasonal plantings.
Pennisetum purpureum 'Princess Caroline'
(Princess Caroline Napier Grass)
36" (91 cm)
24" (61 cm)
Red-purple flower, rarely flowers
Moderate-Low. Keep well-watered
Prefers a rich soil type