Malepartus Maiden Grass
Miscanthus sinensis 'Malepartus'
Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
CHECK RETAILERS FOR AVAILABILITY:
- 101 Market
8980 Quantrelle Ave. N.e. Otsego MN 55330
- 14th Street Garden Center
793 Jersey Ave. Jersey City NJ 07303
- 3rd Avenue Floral & Greenhouse
1110 3rd Ave. West Dickinson ND 58601
- 4 Ever Green Ldsp. & Dgn
21457 214th Circle Ave Milford IA 51351
|Botanical Pronunciation||mis-KAN-thus sin-EN-sis|
|Average Size at Maturity||Foliage reaches 5 ft. tall and wide; plumes reach 7 ft. tall.|
|Bloom Time||Early to midsummer blooms persist through winter.|
|Flower Attribute||Long Bloom Season|
|Garden Style||Contemporary, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Border, Erosion Control, Mass Planting, Privacy Screen, Specimen, Cutting Garden, Coastal Exposure, Wildlife Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Special Feature||Clump Forming, Dense Habit, Easy Care, Fall Color, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise, Bird Friendly|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.|
|Companion Plants||Coneflower (Echinacea); Tickseed (Coreopsis); Aster (Aster); Barberry (Berberis); Elderberry (Sambucus)|
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