PURPLE BARON Ornamental Millet Dead or alive

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  1. vicarious1

    vicarious1 Active Member 10 Years

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    I have a clump of PURPLE BARON ..ORNAMENTAL MILLET the name plate says . It was very pretty and i used the brushes dry in the winter..NOW it looks like dead only where I clipped of the dead branches before winter . It was in a BIG pot but in the snow in Vancouver .
    It was the 1st time I had it last summer. Will it come up again or it is DEAD and only grows ONCE? IF it will grow again can I devide into two clumps ?
    Thank you
     
  2. Ron B

    Ron B Paragon of Plants 10 Years

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    It only grows once. Perennial plants produce crowns of more substantial, overwintering roots. Some may even have evergreen basal foliage rosettes that sit on top of the ground all winter.
     
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    vicarious1 Active Member 10 Years

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    Thank you dear Ron.
     

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