Miscanthus sinensis 'Gracillimus'
Used widely as an ornamental grass Miscanthus sinensis 'Gracillimus' has attractive green foliage from spring through summer. A natural clump forming grass it will reach around 1.4 m in height.
The foliage tends towards a silvery grey in autumn after the tall feathery flower spikes has put on their show.
Used widely in landscaping for mass plantings Miscanthus sinensis 'Gracillimus' is also useful in the garden border and can be grown in a pot or container as a feature plant.
The green foliage is a feature from spring through summer, from autumn through winter many gardners leave the spent flower heads as a winter attraction.
Miscanthus sinensis 'Gracillimus' Care
The best time to cut back is in early spring as the plants begin to show signs of new growth, most gardeners tend to leave the spent flower heads and old foliage through winter to add interest and structure to the garden.
Propagation of Miscanthus sinensis 'Gracillimus' is from seed or by division of established clumps in early spring.
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Miscanthus Miscanthus sinensis 'Gracillimus' is avalaible for sale from the following nurseries
PENLAN PERENNIALS - Tel/Fax 01239 84226
Wern Rhos Newchapel Boncath SA37 0EN 0
Retail, Mail Order Specialists, Peat Free, Organic, Aquatic, Marginal and Bog Plants, Waterlilies, Hardy Geraniums, Ferns, Grasses, Shade & Woodland Perennials.
BLUEBELL ARBORETUM and NURSERY Office telephone: *(01530) 413700.
Annwell Lane Smisby nr. Ashby de la Zouch Derbyshire LE65 2TA Owner: Robert and Suzy Vernon.
Includes: Miscanthus sacchariflorus and Miscanthus sinensis.