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Miscanthus sinensis Adagio

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Miscanthus sinensis Adagio Chinese Silver Grass, Maiden Grass,
Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Grasses, Strappy & Tufting Clumping, Dense, Tufting, Upright

Evergreen densely tufting perennial with arching strappy silver-green leaves and pinkish-white feathery flower heads from summer through to the middle of winter. Great for erosion control, mass plantings and rockeries. Grows approx. 1.5m H x 1.5m W.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
1-2m 60cm-1m

Position: Soil Type:
Any, Full Sun, Semi Shade, Shade Any, Clay, Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Courtyard, Cut Flower, Erosion Control, Foliage Feature / Colour, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Park And Gardens, Rockery, Shady Garden, Container / Pot, Under Trees

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Liquid feed, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Poaceae Asia

Foliage Colour: Green, Silver
Flower Colour: Cream
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Autumn, Summer
Fruit: Insignificant

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Moderate
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Low
Drought: High
Frost: High
Wind: High