Flowers Grasses, Ornamental

Lime Light Spray Millet
Ornamental Grass Seed

Product ID: 1715

Excellent cut flower.

The vibrant lime color is enough to make this variety a keeper but it is also fantastically uniform in height, bloom size and bloom time. The stand is lush and self-supporting, remaining upright. Ht. 36–60". Avg. 8,800 seeds/oz. Packet: 100 seeds.


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DAYS TO GERMINATION: 7-14 days at 70°F (21°C).

Direct seed (recommended): Sow seeds 1/8" deep after the last frost. Cover seeds lightly. Transplant: Sow 4-6 weeks before last frost date. Can be planted in individual containers and then planted out in the field without dividing or they may be seeded in seedling trays. Small seedlings can be separated and transplanted directly from seedling tray to garden or field.


Any ordinary, reasonably well-drained soil.



Fresh or dried: Fully open, but not yet fluffy.

Excellent cut or dried flower. Good for naturalistic gardens and mixed grass plantings.

Setaria italica

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Quick Facts

Latin Name

Setaria italica

Days To Maturity

Average number of days from seeding date to harvest, within a specific crop group. If a transplanted crop: average number of days from transplant date. Not sure if crop is direct-seeded or transplanted? Check the Growing Information box for details. If crop can be both direct-seeded or transplanted, days to maturity refers to direct seeding. Days to maturity for all flowers and herbs is calculated from seeding date.

70 - 80 Days

Life Cycle

Plants can be Annuals (single growing season), Perennials (grow year after year), Tender Perennials (grow year after year in warmer climates; and in some cases when given special protection in colder climates), or Biennials (require two years to mature).


Hybrid Status

Hybrid: The offspring of a cross between two or more distinct parent lines, usually of same species, and selected for improved traits.
Open-pollinated: A non-hybrid variety that can reproduce itself in kind, demonstrating relatively stable traits from one generation to the next.

Open Pollinated

Product Features

Easy Choice Easy Choice
Variety is easy-to-grow.
Use for Cut Flowers and Bouquets Use for Cut Flowers and Bouquets
Variety good for fresh cut-flower displays.
Ideal for Drying and Crafts Ideal for Drying and Crafts
Variety is excellent for creating dried flowers.

Easy Choice Use for Cut Flowers and Bouquets Ideal for Drying and Crafts