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Purple Majesty Ornamental Millet- 4.5″

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Purple Majesty Ornamental Millet- 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)

  • Young plants are green. Stem and midrib of the foliage first turn purple after about 8 leaves have developed. Foliage turns dark purple when plants are moved from the greenhouse outside into full sun.
  • Also makes a good cut flower.


Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Pennisetum glaucum

Hardiness Degree: 32°F (0.0°C)

Blooming Season: Late Spring, Summer, Late Summer, Autumn

Plant Habit: Columnar, Upright

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

Water: Light

Fertilize: Once a month

Spacing: 8 – 14″ (20 – 36cm)

Height: 48 – 60″ (122 – 152cm)

Width: 8 – 12″ (20 – 30cm)

Exposure: Sun, Partial Sun