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Week 16 – April 19, 2024

Plant Information

Copper Prince Ornamental Millet

  • Copper Prince Ornamental Millet - Bloom
  • Copper Prince Ornamental Millet - Commercial Landscape 1
  • Copper Prince Ornamental Millet - Commercial Landscape 2
  • Copper Prince Ornamental Millet - Commercial Landscape 3
  • Copper Prince Ornamental Millet - Landscape
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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Pennisetum glaucum

Hardiness Degree: 32°F (0.0°C)

Blooming Season: Summer, Autumn

Plant Habit: Mounded, Upright

Characteristics: Attracts Bees, Colorful/Attractive Foliage, Heat Tolerant, Shade Tolerant, Low Maintenance

Water: Medium

Fertilize: Once a month

Spacing: 10 - 16" (25 - 41cm)

Height: 24 - 36" (61 - 91cm)

Width: 18 - 24" (46 - 61cm)

Exposure: Partial Sun, Sun

General Information: Nice, broad plant shows off deep caramel to bronze foliage.
The accent of the rose-bronze panicles adds to late Summer interest in the garden.

Grower Information:

Unique accent plants are appealing at retail and make a dramatic statement in mixed containers, gardens and landscapes.

Plug crop time: 2 to 3 weeks
Transplant to finish: 4 to 5 weeks (green)
  • Exciting colour for the only ornamental millet seed assortment on the market. Copper Prince begins as a light caramel colour, deepening to copper as it sends up rosy, foxtail-type panicles.
  • Rose-bronze panicles add late Summer interest.
  • Wide blades and excellent tillering plus height and spread like Jade Princess make this variety perfect for large containers and landscapes.