BLACK MADRAS GRASS Ornamental Rice, Oryza Sativa
Dark chocolate-colored foliage provides an excellent contrast in containers and garden beds.
Type: Quick growing annual
Height: 40 cm, 16"
Location: Sun or part sun
Seeds per pack: 10
Germination: These seeds can be started 4-8 weeks early, or started in early spring. Place under the surface of the soil and water in. Do not bury the seeds deeply as they require light to germinate. Germinates in about 10-21 days. When they first germinate the plants start green. They begin to show purple coloring after about 8 leaves have developed, and turn deep purple once they are moved outside into the sun.