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Wholesale Miscanthus sinensis

Miscanthus sinensis are popular ornamental grasses with landscapers and grow best in USDA zones 5 - 9 in a position of full sun. In cooler zones, even zone 5 some protection over winter may be required.

Used in clumps in the border as a feature, for mass planting as a ground cover plant as well as a container plant where it can add some height and interest year round.

Miscanthus sinensis are also known as Japanese Silver Grass and Maiden Grass.

Miscanthus sinensis Varieties include :

  • Miscanthus sinensis ‘Morning light’ have creamy white leaf margins which adds slighter feel, excellent when it can be backbit in the evening or the morning.
  • Miscanthus sinensis ‘adagio’ is s lower growing cultivar with good silvery green foliage, flower heads rise above in late summer to fall.
  • Miscanthus sinensis ‘little kitten’ another lower growing variety to around 2ft, flowers will rise above.
  • Miscanthus sinesnsis ‘Yaku Jima’ holds its flowers lower down in the foliage.
  • Miscanthus x giganteus is not widely grown in gardens, it does have its uses however at 12 ft it is a little large for many landscaping applications, it is however grown commercially as a biofuel, especially in Europe.

 

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