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Red Cloud® Maiden Grass

Miscanthus sinensis 'EMPMIS01' PP #30,802

SKU
45380
Even those with smaller gardens can enjoy the fantastically showy, fiery rose-gold plumes of this compact miscanthus that is much smaller than most. Easy to grow and adaptable to a wide variety of soil conditions, it is the perfect way to add summer color and fall interest to the garden. Deciduous.
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Botanical Pronunciationmiss-KANTH-us sy-NEN-sis
Average Size at MaturityReaches 40 in. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeSummer
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeShowy Plumes
Flower ColorRed
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleContemporary, Rustic
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Special FeatureCompact Form, Benefits Birds
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater when top 2 inches of soil is dry.

Easily grown in average, evenly moist, well-drained, loamy soils, but adaptable to a wide range of 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: 6-9

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