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Miscanthus sinensis Eileen Quinn

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Wantirna
B12, C7
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Wantirna
B12, C7
Size: 14cm
Available: 10
$/Unit (EX GST): $7.35 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $8.08 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Miscanthus sinensis Eileen Quinn Chinese Silver Grass, Maiden Grass,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Grasses, Strappy & Tufting, Hedging / Screening Clumping, Dense, Tufting, Upright

Description:
Evergreen densely tufting perennial with arching strappy leaves and bronze feathery flower heads from summer through to the middle of winter. Great for erosion control, mass plantings and rockeries. Grows approx. 60cm H x 50cm W.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
30-60cm 30-60cm

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

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Courtyard, Cut Flower, Erosion Control, Foliage Feature / Colour, Hedging / Screening, Mass Planting, Park And Gardens, Rockery, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes: Best grown in a full sun to part-shade position. Cut back in early Spring to allow for fresh foliage. Clumps can be divided every few years at the beginning of Spring.

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

Family Name: Origin:
Poaceae Asia

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Brown
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Autumn, Summer
Fruit: Insignificant

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