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Panicum miliaceum '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.
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100 seeds

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Details:

Type
Hardy Annual
Position
Cutting Garden
Soil
Broad Tolerance
Flowers
June - October
Height
90cm (36in)
Group/Species
miliaceum
Common name
Violet Millet
Moisture
Moist but Well-drained
Size
100 seeds
Aspect
Full Sun
Spread
30cm (12in)
Cultivation
Sow indoors February-April, or direct sow April-May. Cover thinly. Germination should take place within a week. Move the established seedling outside once the frosts are over.

Description

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.

Care Tips

Grows well in containers and borders. Just be sure to keep watered in dry weather and weed free. Self seeding is possible.