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DESCRIPTION: A warm season annual grass selected for its boldly coarse foliage which starts out green turning dark purple over the summer and showy black seed heads that persist into winter for a dramatic effect; use as a garden accent. Chartreuse foliage is more prominent when planted in partial sun. Foliage will be more burgundy in full sun.
BOTANICAL NAME: Pennisetum glaucum 'Purple Majesty'
AVERAGE MATURE HEIGHT: 122-150 cm
AVERAGE MATURE SPREAD: 60 cm
SUN EXPOSURE: Full sun to part shade
FLOWER COLOUR: Purple
FLOWERING TIME: Mid Summer
FOLIAGE COLOUR: Green maturing to dark purple
COLD HARDINESS: Annual
WATER NEEDS: Average
OTHER FEATURES: Attractive Foliage
Purple Majesty Millet features bold plumes of white flowers rising above the foliage in mid summer. The flowers are excellent for cutting. Its attractive large grassy leaves emerge dark green in spring, turning deep purple in colour. As an added bonus, the foliage turns a gorgeous brick red in the fall. The black seed heads are carried on showy plumes displayed in abundance from early fall to late winter.
*We must be contacted within 7 days of delivery and plants must be taken care of, unplanted and watered until we can pick them up.
**Warranty does not apply to frost damage, hail damage, wind damage or any other acts of mother nature. Plants must be properly planted, properly watered and cared for. Warranty only applies to items purchased at full price or to a maximum discount of 10% unless otherwise specified.