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Miscanthus sinensis 'Cabaret'/Japanese Cabaret Silver Grass

Miscanthus sinensis 'Cabaret' / Miscanthus sinensis 'Cabaret'
Close-up of green and white variegated foliage
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Close-up of green and white variegated foliage

This variegated grass makes strong accent in a garden planting

A large clump of the grass in the Springfield, Missouri Botanical Garden after the first major frost

Soon after a frost

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Scientific Name: Miscanthus sinensis 'Cabaret'
Common Name: Japanese Cabaret Silver Grass
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 6, 7, 8, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: 5-8 feet
Spread: 3 -5 feet
Bloom time: Summer
Flower color: White
Fruit present: Fall, Winter
Fruit color: Brown
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist,
Rate of Growth: Fast
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
No
Landscape Categories: Variegated Plants
Comments: Tiny white flowers appear in tassels in late summer followed by tannish seed heads in fall and winter. Cut back old foliage to ground level in late winter.