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Name: Betsy
Texas (Zone 9a)
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Oct 1, 2014 1:38 PM CST
These were in our local park - arboretum - Is it some kind of flax?
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Name: Debra
Garland, TX (NE Dallas suburb) (Zone 8a)
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Oct 1, 2014 1:44 PM CST
Not an expert by any means, but it looks like millet to me.
Pearl Millet (Pennisetum glaucum 'Purple Majesty')
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Name: Jean
Prairieville, LA (Zone 9a)
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Oct 2, 2014 12:25 PM CST
I agree either Pennisetum glaucum 'Purple Majesty' or P glaucum 'Purple Baron'
Name: Dave Paul
Puna, HI (Zone 10b)
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Oct 2, 2014 1:41 PM CST
Maybe Pennisetum purpureum 'Atroviolaceum' or 'Princess'

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