Miscanthus sinensis

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Description

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

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