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Chinese Silvergrass

Miscanthus sinensis

Also known as

Formosa maiden grass, Evergreen miscanthus

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

6a

USDA zone

-23°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1.2m

Max

1m

60cm

Min

60cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Chinese Silvergrass Overview

Rhizomatous grass species originating from Eastern Asia with a clumping growth habit. Reaches a height of around 2m, producing linear to strap-shaped leaves and feathery. cream inflorescences with a purple tinge.

How to propagate Chinese Silvergrass

Division

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

Other uses of Chinese Silvergrass

Ground cover, container, border

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