Adagio Maiden Grass
Miscanthus sinensis 'Adagio'
Pronunciation: miss-KANTH-us sy-NEN-sis
|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.|
|Special Features||Fall Color, Waterwise, Fast Growing, Compact Form, Benefits Birds|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container|
|Companion Plants||Ninebark (Physocarpus); Juniper (Juniperus); Potentilla (Potentilla); Cranesbill (Geranium); Catmint (Nepeta)|
|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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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.