Ornamental Millet Purple Majesty Seeds

Ornamental Millet Purple Majesty Seeds

Pennisetum glaucum (hybrid)

Item #1248

Annual. An extraordinary ornamental for your garden. Deep purple, 3' - 5' multi-stemmed plants create a fountain of long, corn-like purple leaves topped with an 8" - 12" purple flower spike. Grow in clusters to create a dramatic focal point in borders and add height to container plantings. Heat and drought tolerant once established. All-America Selections prestigious Gold Medal award in 2003.




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Annual

Full Sun
to light shade

Blooms summer to fall

3'-5' tall

Days to Emerge:
2-5 days

Seed Depth:
1/2”

Seed Spacing:
A group of
5 seeds
every 12”

Thinning:
When 2” tall,
thin to 1
every 12”


When to sow outside: 2 to 4 weeks after average last frost when soil temperature and air temperatures stay above 65°F.

When to start inside: 2 to 4 weeks before average last frost.

Special germination instructions: Needs warm soil to germinate. Germination and growth will be delayed in cool temperatures.

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