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Ornamental Millet Purple Baron- 4.5″

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Ornamental Millet Purple Baron- 4.5″


General Information: Chartreuse foliage is more prominent when planted in partial sun. Foliage will be more burgundy in full sun. Improves architecture of mixed combination plantings.

Grower Information:

Plug crop time: 2 to 3 weeks
Transplant to finish: 4 to 5 weeks (green)

  • Large, thick flower spikes on plants that are better-branched at the base than Purple Majesty.
  • Slightly darker purple than Purple Majesty, with leaves that are shorter and wider for easier shipping, on a plant that is about two-thirds the mature height.
  • Young plants are green; stem and midrib begin to develop purple colour as they mature.
  • Shows best colour in full sun.

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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Pennisetum glaucum

Hardiness Degree: 32°F (0.0°C)

Blooming Season: Late Spring, Summer, Autumn

Plant Habit: Columnar, Upright

Characteristics: Winter Interest (regional), Colorful/Attractive Foliage, Fragrant Flowers, Heat Tolerant, Low Maintenance

Water: Light

Fertilize: Once a month

Spacing: 10 – 16″ (25 – 41cm)

Height: 30 – 40″ (76 – 102cm)

Width: 10 – 14″ (25 – 36cm)

Exposure: Partial Sun, Sun