Miscanthus species /Ornamental Grass

Miscanthus species  / Miscanthus species
Clump of mature grass
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Clump of mature grass

Mass planting in full sunlight

In winter

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Scientific Name: Miscanthus species
Common Name: Ornamental Grass
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 4, 5, 7, 8, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: 5-8 feet
Spread: 3 -5 feet
Bloom time: Fall
Flower color: Pink
Fruit present: Fall, Winter
Fruit color: White
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist,
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Comments: There are a number of miscanthus cultivars and most are vigorous, upright growers that perform well in full sun and moist garden soils. They generally have nice foliage, some variegated that persist through late fall and winter and should be removed at ground level in very late winter or early spring. The height and spread given above are general and will fit most miscanthus cultivars.