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PENNISETUM

PENNISETUM glaucum ex Purple MajestySummer2572
Ornamental Purple Millet150cm
AAS All-American Selection and Gold Medal winner for 2003 awarded for exceptional garden performance. This showy annual features purple leaves and flowers. Its long, narrow seedhead has attractive bristles good for floral arrangements. For a well-drained, sunny site. Looks wonderful in containers. Young plants are green. The stem and mid-rib of the foliage first turn purple after about eight leaves have developed. The foliage will turn dark purple when plants are moved from the greenhouse outside into full sun.
Germination Instructions: Easy, warm germinator. Start seed indoors about 8 weeks before planting out.
20 seeds  $3.50   

PENNISETUM macrourum2573
African Feather Grass1.8m
A tussock forming grass, native to South Africa, will pale green narrow leaves and a silvery underside, turning yellow in autumn. Long, slender, cylindrical, softly bristly, cat-tail-like flower panicles in summer to early autumn. These start off a pale white and gradually turn to a yellow straw colour. If you live in a cold area, grow in large pots and move into a cool greenhouse over the winter months. Limited quantity.

Photograph: David Fenwick
Germination Instructions: Easy, warm germinator.
30 seeds  $4.00   

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