Grass, Variegated Japanese Silver
Description: Large, upright, clumping grasses with striking foliage and eye-catching flowering plumes rise above the arching leaves. Foliage and flowers sway gracefully in the wind while reflecting the sunlight. Use plumes in dried flower arrangements. Plant in mass plantings or mixed with other perennials or shrubs. Divide clumps for new plants and to rejuvenate growth. Cut back hard in late winter before new growth begins. Wear gloves and long sleeves to protect yourself from grass blade cuts.
Common Name: Variegated Japanese Grass
Scientific Name :Miscanthus sinensis ‘Variegatus’
Type: Perennial, Ornamental Grass
Exposure: Full Sun
Size: 4-5′ foliage height, 6-7′ bloom height, 3-5′ spread
Foliage Color: Variegated
Bloom Color: Pinkish – White
Bloom Period: August – November
Landscape Use: Near water gardens and fountains, Mass groupings, Rock gardens
Zone: 5 – 9
Growth Rate: Moderate
Companion Plants: Coneflower, Sunflower, Daylily, Aster, Coreopsis, Lavender. Stop by and visit our garden center and nursery to talk with our staff about other plants in stock.
Maintenance: Only fertilize if leaves appear yellow
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