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My Fair Maiden™ Maiden Grass

Miscanthus sinensis 'NCMS1' PP #26,387

Pronunciation: miss-KANTH-us sy-NEN-sis
SKU #41620
5-9

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OVERVIEW
Description A lovely vase shape composed of a large cluster of cascading green leaves. As summer draws to a close, the showy plumes take center stage, as they glisten and shine in the sunlight high above the foliage. Nearly sterile with a notably low seed set. Use for textural contrast in perennial and shrub beds, or a dramatic background to the landscape.
Light Full sun
Watering Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.
Blooms Fall
Mature Size Reaches 6 to 8 ft. tall, 4 to 5 ft. wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Herbaceous
Special Features Easy Care, Waterwise, Benefits Birds
Growth Rate Moderate
Patent Act Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
STYLE
Landscape Use Border, Privacy Screen
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.
Flower Color White
Foliage Color Green
Companion Plants Ninebark (Physocarpus); Juniper (Juniperus); Potentilla (Potentilla); Aster (Aster); Cranesbill (Geranium); Catmint (Nepeta)
CARE
Care 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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