Dwarf Variegated Maiden Grass

Miscanthus sinensis 'Dixieland'

SKU
00545
This dwarf variegated grass is a striking bold plant for borders or containers. Its long arching blades are green with broad streaks of ivory. In late summer to fall plants produce tall, upright stems topped with feathery rose-hued plumes that soften and curl as they dry.
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Once established, needs only occasional watering.

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Average Size at MaturityReaches 2 to 3 ft. tall, 3 to 4 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeLate summer to early fall
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorBrown
Foliage ColorVariegated
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Contemporary, Rustic
Growth HabitRounded
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Mass Planting, Poolside, Cutting Garden, Wildlife Garden, Ground Cover
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Special FeatureClump Forming, Dramatic Foliage Color, Fall Color, Naturalizes Well, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, needs only occasional watering.
Companion PlantsJuniper (Juniperus); Potentilla (Potentilla); Blanket Flower (Gaillardia); Cranesbill (Geranium); Salvia (Salvia)

Tolerates a wide range of moderately drained soils. Cut foliage back and apply a general purpose fertilizer just before new growth appears in late winter to early spring. Clumps may be divided every 2 to 3 years.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-9

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