Panicum violaceum

A new found favourite cut flower and pot filler which looks good all summer and provides an endless feast for blue tits and goldfinches right through the autumn. More
100 seeds 153006 £1.95 In stock
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A new found favourite cut flower and pot filler which looks good all summer and provides an endless feast for blue tits and goldfinches right through the autumn.

Genus Panicum
Group violaceum
Type Hardy Annual
Common Name Violet Millet
Border Position Middle
Soil Type Chalky, Fertile, Neutral
Scent Unscented
Site Full Sun
Moisture Well-drained
Height 45-60cm (18-24in)
Spacing 20cm (8in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Surface sow and cover with a thin layer of soil, germination should take place within a week. Move the established seedling outside once the frosts are over.
Care Tips Feed in summer with single application of nitrogen based fertiliser. The more nitrogen grasses get, the more vigorous the will be, but flower production may suffer for this.
Flowering May - September
Harvesting Flower production 3-4 months
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
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