Pennisetum &
Pennisetum &

First Knight™ Napier Grass

Pennisetum 'Tift10'

Regular price$28.75
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First Knight Napier Grass is an erect tender ornamental grass with broad arching foliage that is a rich near-black purple. fluffy red bottle-brush like flower spikes bloom in late fall, if not exposed to freezing temperatures and fade to tan.  Grows best with full sun and medium to wet well-drained soils.  Drought tolerant once established.


Orn. Grass


4' - 5'


2' - 3'



USDA Hardiness Zone: 

7 - 11


Full SunPart Sun

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MAINTENANCE NEEDS:  Low maintenance plant. Water regularly.  Cut foliage to ground in winter.  

LANDSCAPE USES: Accents or Group PlantingsBordersNaturalized AreasWoodland Garden, and Containers.

COMPANION PLANTS: TickseedYarrow, Blanket Flower

IMAGES: Michael RiveraCoastal Georgia Botanical Gardens, First Knight Ornamental Napier Grass Pennisetum 'Tift10'CC BY-SA 4.0, (2) ProBuild Garden Center, Pennisetum

*As plants have ranges in appearance they may not appear as the images shown.

All plants are shipped through UPS ground services.  

Estimated Shipping Time: Your order may ship immediately, however most orders ship in 1-2 business days (we do not ship on weekends) from date of purchase. Once your order is shipped, you'll receive an email with a tracking number.

If you ordered more than one plant, you will receive multiple shipments. This is to get your plants to you as soon as possible. However, shipping schedules can change due to unforeseen events, such as unpredictable weather. We appreciate your patience.

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