Cabaret Japanese Silver Grass
Miscanthus sinensis 'Cabaret'
Pronunciation: miss-KANTH-us sy-NEN-sis
|Description||Rich green broad blades have conspicuous milky white stripes - a very showy ornamental grass that will assuredly add drama to the landscape. Copper-colored plumes appear above the foliage in early fall, age to a cream color on stems that blush pink as they mature. A bold accent or focal point for the garden.|
|Light||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Watering||Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.|
|Mature Size||Fast growing; forms foliage clumps 6 to 7 ft. tall, 3 to 4 ft. wide.|
|Special Features||Dramatic Foliage Color, Waterwise, Fast Growing, Benefits Birds|
|Design Ideas||This large ornamental grass is colorful and ever changing. An exceptional variegated leaf topped by vivid flower heads that are rich with orange-pink highlights. Great big accent for beds and borders and large rock gardens. Use as a vertical among low-growing plants or have a pair flank a favorite sculpture or classical stone column. Perfect near water gardens as wildlife cover and in conjunction with tiered or wall fountains to disguise mechanical pumps, filters, pipes and wires. A real stunner singly or in pairs planted in distressed metal pots or antique urns on pedestals.|
|Companion Plants||Elderberry (Sambucus); Coneflower (Echinacea); Aster (Aster); Tickseed (Coreopsis); Barberry (Berberis)|
|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 3 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.