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Miscanthus sinensis Sarabande

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Wantirna
B12, C7
Size: 14cm
Available: 46
$/Unit (EX GST): $7.88 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $8.66 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Miscanthus sinensis Sarabande Chinese Silver Grass, Maiden Grass,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

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

Description:
Evergreen densely tufting perennial with arching strappy leaves and mauve feathery flower heads from summer through to the middle of winter. During autumn foliage turns a burnt orange and flowers change to silvery-white. Great for erosion control, mass plantings and rockeries. Grows approx. 1.5m H x 1m W.

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

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

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Courtyard, Cut Flower, Erosion Control, Foliage Feature / Colour, Hedging / Screening, Mass Planting, Park And Gardens, 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
Keep moist during dry periods, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Poaceae Asia

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green, Orange
Flower Colour: Purple, White
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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