Jul 20, 2017  Week: 29
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Ornamental Millet Jester

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Scientific Name : Pennisetum glaucum

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

Plant Habit : Columnar, Upright

Spacing : 10 - 16" (25 - 41cm)

Height : 36 - 48" (91 - 122cm)

Width : 10 - 14" (25 - 36cm)

Exposure : Partial Sun, Sun

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Seed supplied as: Raw.
Plug crop time: 2 to 3 weeks
Transplant to finish: 4 to 5 weeks (green)

  • Young leaves are chartreuse with a subtle burgundy overlay; mature foliage becomes dominantly burgundy especially in full sun. Plants end the season with nearly the same bronze-purple colour as Purple Majesty.
  • Jester flowers 7 to 10 days later than Purple Baron and Purple Majesty, and stays compact longer.
  • Best grown warm.