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Miscanthus sinensis 'Variegatus' (Japanese Silver Grass)

Large miscanthus Sinensis Variegatus plant with variegated foliage.
Miscanthus Sinensis Variegatus plant with variegated foliage.
The average plant height is 60 cm
The average plant height is 70 cm

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Suited to regions:All regions
Plant type:Ornamental Grasses
Height:1.50 m
Spread:1.00 m
Flowering time:Summer
Tolerances:Coastal, Extended dry periods, Hardy, Wind
Garden uses:Containers, Living areas, Ponds, Pool areas
Garden styles:Alpine, Architectural, Backyard, City & Courtyard, Coastal, Frontyard, Japanese, Modern
Easy to grow?Yes
Maintenance requirementsLow
Growth rateMedium

Miscanthus sinensis 'Variegatus' (Japanese Silver Grass) Details

“Variegatus” is a stunning variety of the commonly known, Japanese Silver Grass. This ornamental grass produces narrow, gently arching, green leaves that are striped with white. It typically grows to 1.5 m tall and 1 m wide, performing best when planted in full sun or partial shade on pretty much any soil type condition, barring extreme wet or dry. It is tolerant of frost, cool climates, wind, coastal conditions, and extended periods of dry. “Variegatus” is often included in a mixed planting, planted around outdoor living areas or water features, used as a backdrop for other plants, or included in borders.

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