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Purple Majesty Ornamental Millet Seeds

Purple Majesty Ornamental Millet Seeds


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.

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Variety Info

Family: Poaceae

Native: Unknown

Hardiness: Annual

Exposure: Full sun

Bloom Period: Summer to frost

Plant Dimensions: 3'–5' tall

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

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

Sowing Info

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: RECOMMENDED. 2 to 4 weeks before your average last frost date. Transplant out after your average last frost, when plants are at least 4" tall.

Days to Emerge: 2–5 days

Seed Depth: ⅛"

Seed Spacing: A group of 6-10 seeds in a 4" pot

Thinning: Do not thin.