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Variegated Japanese silver grass

Miscanthus sinensis 'Variegatus'

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Miscanthus sinensis 'Variegatus'

Variegated Japanese silver grass is a boon in any garden where fine texture, a gentle color scheme, and a bit of swaying in the wind are welcome. This grass can be used as a focal point, an anchor plant, or even as a privacy screen.

CareWhile it does not require very much water, this grass appreciates regular irrigation.

  • Genus : Miscanthus
  • Plant Width : 3 to 6 feet
  • Zones : 6, 7, 8, 9
  • Plant Height : 6 to 10 feet
  • Moisture : Dry to Medium
  • Bloom Time : Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Plant Seasonal Interest : Fall Interest, Spring Interest
  • Growth Rate : Fast
  • Light : Full Sun
  • Plant Type : Grasses
  • Maintenance : Low
  • Flower Color : Red
  • Characteristics : Showy Foliage
  • Uses : Sun
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  1. Lastman9 06/29/2017

    Above says full sun only. The card that came with it from Lowes, says "Part Sun - Morning Sunlight Only'? I'm looking for ph requirement.

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