Miscanthus sinensis 'Adagio'

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Maiden Grass

USDA Hardiness Zone 5-9

This is a fine textured, diminutive form of the Maiden grass family.
Foliage of gray-green with distinctive white midribs, buff fall color.
Plumes of dark pink changing to white.

Height

24-30 Inches

Spread

15-24 Inches

Color

Pink/Red

Bloom Time

September-October

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

A wonderful, warm season, clump-forming grass.

When to Divide

every 3-4 years in spring

Good Companions

Yarrow (Achillea millefolium), Fall Aster (Aster ), Bolton's Aster (Boltonia asteroides), Butterfly Bush (Buddleia davidii), Bluemist Shrub (Caryopteris clandonensis), Threadleaf Coreopsis (Coreopsis verticillata), Coneflower (Echinacea ), Joe Pye Weed (Eupatorium maculatum), Blanket Flower (Gaillardia grandiflora), Bloody Cranesbill (Geranium sanguineum var. striatum), Baby's Breath (Gypsophila paniculata), False Sunflower (Heliopsis helianthoides), Daylily (Hemerocallis ), Knautia (Knautia macedonica), English Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia), Shasta Daisy (Leucanthemum x superbum), Spiked Gayfeather, Blazing Star (Liatris spicata), Oriental Lily (Lilium ), Sweet Coneflower (Rudbeckia subtomentosa), Anise-Hyssop (Agastache ), Coneflower (Echinacea )

Characteristics & Attributes

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