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Adagio Maiden Grass

Miscanthus sinensis 'Adagio'

Pronunciation: miss-KANTH-us sy-NEN-sis
SKU #06181
5-9

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OVERVIEW
Description Hundreds of showy plumes held above the foliage emerge bronze-pink, fading to white. A dwarf plant with graceful, silvery green arching foliage that becomes a whirl of orange, gold, and burgundy in fall. Spectacular in mass plantings or mixed into perennial borders.
Light Full sun, Partial sun
Watering Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.
Blooms Late summer, persisting through winter.
Mature Size Fast growing; forms dense foliage clumps 5 ft. tall, 3 ft. wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Herbaceous
Special Features Fall Color, Waterwise, Fast Growing, Compact Form, Benefits Birds
Growth Rate Fast
Growth Habit Clumping
STYLE
Landscape Use Border, Container
Flower Color White
Foliage Color Green
Companion Plants Ninebark (Physocarpus); Juniper (Juniperus); Potentilla (Potentilla); Cranesbill (Geranium); Catmint (Nepeta)
CARE
Care Easily grown in average, moist, well-drained, loamy soils. Water deeply and regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system; once established, tolerates moderate dry spells. Cut foliage clumps back to three inches above the ground and apply fertilizer in late winter to early spring.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-9

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