Miscanthus sinensis ‘Variegatus’

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Description : A classic ornamental grass, rich cream-colored stripes on deep green run on the length of the foliage, giving this plant a white appearance from a distance. The Variegated Miscanthus features beautiful wide leaves.
Common Name/s : Striped Eulalia Grass, Japanese Silver Grass, Ornamental Grass
Family : Poaceae
Origin : Asia
Habit : Forms a traditional arching shape
Height : up to 2.1m in height
Width : up to 1.2m in width
Growth Rate : Medium
Foliage : Leaf blades variegated with green and white stripes, with white being the predominant color from a distance. Foliage fades to tan after frost.
Flowers : Yes
Flower Description : Tiny reddish flowers appear in tassel-like inflorescences which rise above the foliage clump in September, gradually turning into silvery plumes in fall as the seeds mature. Plumes persist well into winter providing good winter interest.
Flowers colours : Red
Fruit : Not known to have fruits
Position : Full Sun to Part Shade
Common Pest And Diseases : Not known to have any pest and diseases
Soil Type : Well-drained, Moist but well-drained. Soil, Clay, Chalk, Loam, Sand
Care And Maintenance : Grow in any moderately fertile, moist but well-drained soil in full sun. Protect from excessive winter wet. Remove dead foliage and old flowered stems in spring
Pot Size: 300mm

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Pot Size



Full Sun, Full Sun to Part Shade, Part Shade

Flowers colours


Plant Type

Grasses, Large Shrub