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Family: PoaceaeMain Season: AutumnFlower Colour: PinkLeaf Colour: GreenPosition: SunSoil Type: Ordinary, medium loamHeight: 1.2m to 1.8m (4' to 6')Pot Size: 3L
An excellent, upright columnar form with fine foliage and masses of pinkish flowers that fade to a bright buff. 1.5m. Average to good soil in sun. Cut back in late winter/early spring.
Miscanthus sinensis 'Silberspinne' has been around for a while now but it's still a great plant making a billowing clump of it's narrow leaves topped with masses of silky flowers in late summer and autumn. The flowers start a decent pinkish silver and fade to a gleaming silvery buff as they turn to seed. As with many forms the habit is strictly upright when young but older plants will be more rounded, divide every 5 years or so to retain the columnar habit.
Delightful as a specimen plant amongst lower growing perennials or it also suits mass planting in a formal or informal fashion. As with all Miscanthus a reasonable soil that does not dry out too much in full sun is best. 1.5m is typical.
Introduced by Ernst Pagels in Germany, 1987.
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