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  • Chinese silver grass
  • Eventual height: 2m
  • Eventual spread: 1.2m

Miscanthus sinensis 'Malepartus'

Chinese silver grass

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2 litre pot £11.99
2 litre pot £11.99
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This grass dies back to below ground level each year in autumn, then fresh new growth appears again in spring.

  • Position: full sun
  • Soil: fertile, moist, well drained or sandy
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Flowering period: August to September
  • Hardiness:fully hardy

    A statuesque grass that will extend the season of interest in a mixed border, this has fine, arching leaves with a distinctive white stripe down the centre. Its flowers are spectacular; reddish brown, silky feathers that rise upwards from their stems and glow in the evening light. This grass is quick to establish and turns a beautiful reddish-brown in autumn. Use it as a feature plant in a mixed or perennial border.

  • Garden care: Cut down to the ground in late winter before the new foliage appears.
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