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Pennisetum glaucum 'Purple Majesty' /Purple Majesty Millet

Pennisetum glaucum 'Purple Majesty'  / Pennisetum glaucum 'Purple Majesty'
Showy seed heads in summer
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Showy seed heads in summer

Seed heads that have many ornamental qualities

Heavy seed set

Large purple seed heads

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Scientific Name: Pennisetum glaucum 'Purple Majesty'
Common Name: Purple Majesty Millet
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: 2- 5 feet
Spread: 2 -3 feet
Bloom time: Summer, Fall
Light Exposure: Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist,
Rate of Growth: Fast
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Landscape Categories: Plants that Attract Birds
Comments: Looks like a purple cornstalk with purple leaves with red midrib and deep purple plumes covered with a dusting of light pollen. Color, size of plant, vigor of plant, and production of seed plumes are best in full sunlight. It can withstand heat and is fairly drought tolerant.