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Miscanthus sinensis Gracillimus Maiden Grass

 

Miscanthus sinensis Gracillimus Maiden Grass

Gracillimus has thin bladed leaves and a elegant upright form with narrow , silver-veined foliage.  It has a pleasing symmetrical vase shape form, long stems produce fan-like , reddish colored plumes held high above the leaves appear in the fall. As the season moves on the flower plumes will turn silvery white , and the foliage becomes auburn-gold after the first frost.

This grass maintains its upright shape until the winter months, best to leave grass stand on winter has it does add interest and provides great shelter for birds and other wildlife. If necessary you can cut back for a neater look but not usually needed.

Maiden grass likes a full sun area, like many grasses , low maintenence , easy care culture.

Use as a specimen plant or in larger group grasses.

Miscanthus sinensis Gracillimus Maiden Grass is a warm season grass making it ideal for warmer climate areas.

Grows 6ft, 7ft with plume, plumes in Sept or Oct.

Hardy in zones 5-9

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