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Grass Pennisetum glaucum 'Jade Princess'

Ornamental Millet

Pennisetum Glaucom is commonly referred to as Millet-Jester and Millet-Jade Princess. Jade Princess  grows thick, dense and bushy with leaves maturing in beautiful chartreuse shades. Jade Princess produces seedheads of bronze, approximately 8-10” tall, and matures to height of 24-30” tall and 18-24” wide that makes for an impressive backdrop. Millet grasses are beautiful as a backdrop for smaller bedding plants in a sunny garden spot. They prefer full sun and tolerate drought conditions. They prefer sandy to normal soil, well drained. Perfect in large areas!

Height

24-30 Inches

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Spread

18-24 Inches

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& Maintenance Tips

Jade Princess  grows thick, dense and bushy with leaves maturing in beautiful chartreuse shades. Jade Princess produces seedheads of bronze, approximately 8-10” tall, and matures to height of 24-30” tall and 18-24” wide that makes for an impressive backdrop. Prefers sandy soil, so keep well drained in normal soil!

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Interesting Notes

  • Perfect for Spring, Summer and Fall landscape
  • Bold color to frame beds and walkways
  • Warm climate perennial
  • Heat and light tolerant

 

USDA Hardiness Zone 7-11

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Characteristics & Attributes

Attributes
Mass Planting
Dried Flower
Naturalizing
Edging
Focal Point
Border or Bed
Great Foliage
Cut Flower
Purchase Size(s):
Quart
Exposure
Sun
Partial Shade
Foliage Color
Green
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Fall
Soil Moisture Preference
Moist
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