Bandwidth Maiden Grass

Miscanthus sinensis 'NCMS2B' PPAF

SKU
42850
A versatile dwarf maiden grass with brightly banded yellow and green, rust-resistant foliage. This durable, naturally narrow, upright grass is a wonderful accent for smaller gardens, or in groupings in larger scale landscapes. Showy foliage clumps are topped by airy golden brown plumes in the fall, which persist into winter. A non-invasive cultivar.
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Botanical Pronunciationmiss-KANTH-us sy-NEN-sis
LoreMiscanthus sinensis is native to Eastern Asia including Japan, China and Korea. Grown in temperate regions throughout the world, it has become invasive in parts of North America. The fiberous texture of the leaf is often used in papermaking.
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; forms foliage clump 2 1/2 to 3 ft. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeLate Summer to Fall
Design IdeasAn outstanding accent for beds and borders and rock gardens. Use as a vertical among low-growing plants. Perfect near water gardens as wildlife cover and in conjunction with tiered or wall fountains to disguise mechanical pumps, filters, pipes and wires.
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower ColorBrown
Foliage ColorVariegated
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Contemporary, Rustic
Growth HabitNarrow, Upright
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Erosion Control, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Cutting Garden, Coastal Exposure, Wildlife Garden, Urban Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Soil NeedsAll-Purpose Plant Food
Special FeatureClump Forming, Dramatic Foliage Color, Dwarf Plant, Easy Care, Improved Disease Resistance, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise, Bird Friendly, Non-Invasive
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.

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, prefers consistent moisture but tolerates moderate drought. Cut foliage clumps back to 3 inches above the ground and apply fertilizer in late winter to early spring.

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