Millet ‘Highlander’ Seeds

$3.50

Setaria italica ‘Highlander’ also known as Foxtail Millet is prized in the cut flower industry for it’s dense, bronze, pendulous plumes to 6″ long. Low maintenance, drought tolerant tender perennial, grown as annual, attracts birds and other wildlife. Zone 5-10
Organically Grown Ornamental Grass Seeds for full sun, Canada

50 seeds/pkt

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Description

Setaria italicaSetaria italica 'Highlander'Millet ‘Highlander’

 

Type: Tender perennial, grown as annual, 60-70 days
Bloom: Mid Summer to Autumn
Flower: Dense, thick, bronze 3-6″ long pendulous plumes
Height: 36″ tall x 24″ wide
Light: Full sun
Soil: Organically rich, well drained
P.H.: 5.5-6.5
Moisture: Low
Use: Flower arrangements, cut flower, bird seed. Mixed grass planting. Attracts wildlife
Cut flower when fully opened but not fluffy. Vase life Long
Tolerances: Drought
Notes: Does not perform well in shade
Zone: 5-10
Native to Southern Asia

Setaria italica Seed Propagation
Indoors: Early Spring sow 2-3 seeds per plant to pans or boxes, covering seed lightly & firm. Requires light to germinate. Maintain 68F. Keep moist for rapid germination. One large enough to handle transplant to individual pots. Harden off & plant outside 24″ apart
Outdoors: In areas with long growing season, direct sow after last frost

 

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