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Scout™ Maiden Grass

Miscanthus sinensis ‘Tift M77’ PPAF

SKU
33523
Exquisite, arching green foliage that becomes red in the fall make this plant a standout in the garden. Its texture and movement in the wind provide a spectacular late-season show. A striking color accent in containers, sunny beds, and borders. Infertile and non-invasive.
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Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.

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Botanical Pronunciationmiss-KANTH-us sy-NEN-sis
Average Size at MaturityFast growing; forms dense foliage clumps 5-6 ft. tall, 2-3 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeSummer through Fall
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeShowy Plumes
Flower ColorPink
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Contemporary, Rustic
Growth HabitNarrow
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Erosion Control, Mass Planting, Cutting Garden, Coastal Exposure, Wildlife Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Special FeatureClump Forming, Dense Habit, Dwarf Plant, Fall Color, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise, Fast Growing, Bird Friendly
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
Companion PlantsNinebark (Physocarpus); Juniper (Juniperus); Potentilla (Potentilla); Cranesbill (Geranium); Catmint (Nepeta)

Easily grown in average, 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 three inches above the ground and apply fertilizer in late winter to early spring.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-10

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