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Gold Bar Maiden Grass

Miscanthus sinensis 'Gold Bar' PP #15,193

SKU
04458
Dense, dramatic gold stripes accent every leaf of this bright green ornamental grass from crown to tip. Burgundy plumes provide winter interest to the landscape. Valuable for adding texture to beds and borders. The compact, upright habit is outstanding in tall, slender containers.
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Botanical Pronunciationmis-KAN-thus sin-EN-sis
Average Size at MaturitySlow growing; reaches 4 to 5 ft. tall, and only 1 1/2 to 2 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeLate Summer to Fall
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower ColorRed
Foliage ColorVariegated
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Contemporary, Rustic
Growth HabitCompact, Narrow
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Erosion Control, Mass Planting, 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, Easy Care, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise, Bird Friendly, Compact Form
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Companion PlantsNinebark (Physocarpus); Juniper (Juniperus); Potentilla (Potentilla); Cranesbill (Geranium); Catmint (Nepeta)

Easily grown in average, evenly 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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