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Adagio Maiden Grass

Miscanthus sinensis 'Adagio'

SKU
06181
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.
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Botanical Pronunciationmiss-KANTH-us sy-NEN-sis
Average Size at MaturityFast growing; forms dense foliage clumps 5 ft. tall, 3 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeLate summer, persisting through winter.
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Contemporary, Rustic
Growth HabitClumping
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Container
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Special FeatureFall Color, Waterwise, Fast Growing, Compact Form, Benefits Birds
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater when top 2 inches of soil is dry.
Companion PlantsNinebark (Physocarpus); Juniper (Juniperus); Potentilla (Potentilla); Cranesbill (Geranium); Catmint (Nepeta)

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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