Miscanthus sinensis Early Hybrids description:
The flower heads are Bronze plumes appearing in late summer and they go through the autumn.
How easy is it to grow:
Good for adding movement and form to the middle of a border, or by a patio or in pots.
It is easy in most soils, including heavy or clay soils, provided they are fairly well drained.
Common names: Chinese Silver Grass, Maiden Grass, Susuki Grass or Porcupine Grass.
The best position in the garden:
Is it useful as a groundcover plant?
Yes, great for filling a large space at the back of a plant bed.
What type of soil:
Well drained soil, also tolerates acid soil and chalky soil. Is okay in a soil containing clay provided it is fairly well drained.
How much moisture:
Hardiness and, or, lifespan:
Care and maintenance:
When newly planted always keep it watered until the roots have grown down and it is able to find its own moisture.
Cut hard back in early spring.
Size of plant:
Height 200 cm.
Spread 100 cm.
Purchase Ornamental grasses to add height and lovely rustling sounds to a garden.