Miscanthus sinensis Gracillimus description:
Silvery plumes appear in the autumn above this dwarf Miscanthus.
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: Gracillimus Chinese Silver Grass, Gracillimus Maiden Grass, Gracillimus Susuki Grass or Gracillimus Porcupine Grass.
The best position in the garden:
Is it useful as a ground cover plant?
Yes, it can fill a small space in a plant bed.
What type of soil:
Well drained soil, also tolerates acid soil and chalky soil. Can grow 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.
Size of plant:
Height 100 cm.
Spread 40 cm.
Purchase Ornamental grasses to create a feathery look to a border.