‘Purple Majesty’ Millet Seeds

$3.50

Sun loving annual 4-5′ tall, fun to grow ‘Purple Majesty’
12-14″ bulrush type spikes, dark purple foliage, loved by birds.
Pennisetum glaucum common annual for cut flower production
Vase Life: Short. Zone 8-11 Ornamental Grass Seeds, Canada

5 seeds/pkt

Description

Pennisetum glaucumPennisetum glaucum Purple Majesty‘Purple Majesty’
Also known as Pearl Millet

 

Type: Annual, 120 days
Bloom: Summer
Flower: Deep purple bulrush type spikes 12-16″ long
Height: 4-5′ tall x 3′ wide
Light: Sun, Full sun for darkest purple
Soil: Average
Moisture: Average
P.H.: 5.5-6.3
Use: Border, container, cut flower, dried flower, mass planting
Cut flower when spikes are fully developed just turning to maroon before pollen sets
Tolerances: Heat, moisture, drought, poor soil
Notes: AAS Winner 2003
Zone: 8-11
Native to Africa

Pennisetum glaucum Seed Propagation
Indoors: Sow 2-3 seeds in plugs or containers 6-8 weeks before the last frost date. Light 1/8″ cover so to help stabilize seedling. Light is not required for germination. Keep moist. Maintain 65-70F Germination 2-14 days
When first true leaves appear, thin to 1 plant per pot. Grow on in high light at 68-85F am, 64-66F pm. Transplant outside 10-12″ apart after the last frost & soil has warmed. Do not allow the plant to become root bound.
Outdoors: Transplant recommended. Direct sow after the last frost

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