Miscanthus sinensis

Botanical Name: Miscanthus sinensis

Phonetic: Miss-Kan-thuss sih-nen-siss

Common Name(s): Japanese Silver Grass, Eulalia

Family: Poaceae
Origin: China, Korea, Japan
Plant Type: Perennial grass
Persistence: Deciduous

Leaf Type: Linear, arching
Number of Leaflets:
Leaf Color: Dark green
Fall Color: –
Texture: Medium
Density: Dense
Bloom Season: Summer
Flower Color(s): Coppery

Exposure: Full sun to part shade
USDA: 5-9
Climate Zone(s): 2-9, 14-24
Growth Rate:                
Height: 3-4 Feet
Spread: 3-4 Feet
Hydrozone: High/medium
Pest/Diseases: Miscanthus blight, miscanthus mealybug,
Soil: Loam soils, high level of moisture

Features: Showy flowers
Uses: Flowering accent, layering schemes, complement perennial shrubs, ornamental grass, specimen, mass, borders, meadows, wild gardens, cottage gardens, naturalized areas, pond/water garden peripheries

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