Purple Majesty Ornamental Millet Seeds

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An extraordinary ornamental for your garden and flower arrangements. 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. Formerly known as Pennisetum glaucum. All-America Selections prestigious Gold Medal award winner in 2003.
$5.59 15 seeds

Botanical Name: Cenchrus americanus (hybrid)

Family: Poaceae

Native: Unknown

Hardiness: Annual

Plant Dimensions: 3'–5' tall

Variety Information: 8"–12" deep purple plumes topping the stems

Exposure: Full sun

Bloom Period: Summer to frost

Attributes: Cut Flower, Drought Tolerant, Good for Contianers, Heat Tolerant

When to Sow Outside: 2 to 4 weeks after your average last frost date, when soil temperature and air temperatures stay above 68°F.

When to Start Inside: 2 to 4 weeks before your average last frost date.

Days to Emerge: 2–5 days

Seed Depth: ½"

Seed Spacing: A group of 5 seeds every 12"

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

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