My Fair Maiden™ Maiden Grass
Miscanthus sinensis 'NCMS1' PP #26,387
Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
|Botanical Pronunciation||miss-KANTH-us sy-NEN-sis|
|Average Size at Maturity||Reaches 6 to 8 1/2 ft. tall, 4 to 5 ft. wide.|
|Design Ideas||This large ornamental grass is an outstanding 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.|
|Garden Style||Asian/Zen, Contemporary, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Border, Erosion Control, Privacy Screen, Rock Garden, Specimen, Cutting Garden, Coastal Exposure, Wildlife Garden, Urban Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Patent Act||Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.|
|Special Feature||Clump Forming, Easy Care, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise, Bird Friendly, Non-Invasive|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.|
|Key Feature||Dramatic Foliage and Plumes|
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