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Silver Variegated Maiden Grass

Miscanthus

If Pygmalion were a gardener, Miscanthus would come to life as fountains, some of them spouting tall and upright to 10 ft. Graceful and robust, they’re favored for their luxuriant foliage and silky terminal panicles. Striking as a singular specimen, Miscanthus is also excellent when massed in the perennial bed or a mixed border. Attractive throughout most of the year, with yellow, purple, scarlet and burgundy fall colors, they fade to a lovely warm ivory in winter.

Named by acclaimed plantsman Kurt Bluemel, this fine textured Miscanthus is the epitome of elegance. Long, thin green blades engraved with delicate, vertical creamy white stripes sculpt a rounded habit, which would satisfy even without the feathery pink-blushed panicles lingering just above.

Blooms September–December

Size: 5' 0" high x 3' 0" wide.

Hardy to zone 5.

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