Miscanthus sinensis

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The Miscanthus sinensis is a tall-growing grass that features magnificent fountain-like flowers in Summer this makes it a stunning feature in a Winter Garden as the cold and frost gives the feathery flower heads a tinge of cream and purple.
Common Name/s :  Chinese Silver Grass
Family : Poaceae / Gramineae
Origin : China, Japan and Korea
Habit : Dense clumping, spreading, weeping
Height : Up to 4.0m in height
Width : Up to 1.2m in width
Growth Rate : Very fast
Foliage : The leaves are straw like and are a blue-green in colour
Flowers : Yes
Flower Description : The feathery flower heads that are a tinge of cream and purple
Flowers colours : White and Cream
Fruit : Not known to have any fruits
Position : Suitable in full sin to part shade and also in full shade
Common Pest And Diseases : Not known to have any pests and diseases
Soil Type : Suitable in most soil types that is well draining and use slow release fertiliser until well established
Care And Maintenance : In Winter remove spent leave and flower stems to promote growth
Available Pot Size/s : 300mm

Additional information

Flowers colours

White and Cream

Plant Type

Exotic, Grasses, Large Shrub


Full Shade, Full Sun, Full Sun to Full Shade, Full Sun to Part Shade, Part Shade

Pot Size