Miscanthus sinensis 'Variegatus'

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Variegated Japanese Silver Grass

USDA Hardiness Zone 5-9

The arching habit and variegated foliage of this Miscanthus make it a spectacular specimen. Plumes emerge bronze and change to white.

Height

48-60 Inches

Spread

36-48 Inches

Color

Yellow/Gold/Bronze

Bloom Time

September-October

When to Divide

spring, every 3-4 years

Good Companions

Yarrow (Achillea millefolium), Fall Aster (Aster novi-belgii), Bluemist Shrub (Caryopteris clandonensis), Mouse Ear Coreopsis (Coreopsis auriculata), Coneflower (Echinacea Mango Meadowbrite), Blanket Flower (Gaillardia grandiflora), Cranesbill (Geranium oxonianum), False Sunflower (Heliopsis helianthoides), Daylily (Hemerocallis ), Knautia (Knautia macedonica), Lavander (Lavandula intermedia), Shasta Daisy (Leucanthemum superbum), Spiked Gayfeather, Blazing Star (Liatris spicata), Asiatic Lily (Lilium ), Sweet Coneflower (Rudbeckia subtomentosa), Spiderwort (Tradescantia )

Characteristics & Attributes

Attributes & Uses
Dried Flowers
Cut Flowers
Crafts
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Exposure
Full Sun
Foliage Color
Green & White
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Winter
Fall
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Summer
Fall
Winter
Soil Moisture Preference
Moist but well-drained
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