Botanical Name: Cenchrus americanus (hybrid)
Plant Dimensions: 3’–5′ tall
Variety Information: 8″–12″ deep purple plumes topping the stems
Exposure: Full sun
Bloom Period: Summer to frost
Attributes: Cut Flower, Drought Tolerant, Good for Contianers, Heat Tolerant
When to Sow Outside: 2 to 4 weeks after your average last frost date, when soil temperature and air temperatures stay above 68°F.
When to Start Inside: RECOMMENDED. 2 to 4 weeks before your average last frost date. Transplant out after your average last frost, when plants are at least 4″ tall.
Days to Emerge: 2–5 days
Seed Depth: ⅛”
Seed Spacing: A group of 6-10 seeds in a 4″ pot
Thinning: Do not thin.