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Silver Banner Grass

Miscanthus sacchariflorus

Also known as

Amur silver grass

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

8a

USDA zone

-12°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

2.5m

Max

1.5m

1.5m

Min

1m

5 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Silver Banner Grass Overview

This is a clump-forming deciduous grass it grows about 2.4m in height and about 1.2m in width. The foliage is bright green with a white midrib. In late summer it produces fluffy panicles of silvery pale green spikelets.

How to propagate Silver Banner Grass

Division

By division in autumn; however, specific cultivars should be propagated by dividing the larger clumps in winter.

Other uses of Silver Banner Grass

Borders