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Family: PoaceaeMain Season: AutumnFlower Colour: PinkLeaf Colour: GreenFoliage: Semi-EvergreenPosition: SunSoil Type: Ordinary, medium loamHeight: 1.8m to 2.4m (6' to 8')Peat Free? YesHardiness Guide: RHS H6 minimum -15C to -20CPot Size: 1.4L
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The closest to an evergreen Miscanthus in the UK. In a mild winter most of the leaves are retained but it is still best cut back hard in February. Open habit and masses of pink-silver flowers in autumn to 1.8m. Average soil in sun.
One of the best for autumn foliage colour, this makes neat clumps of leafy stems to 1.2m. Light green in summer, turning into a bonfire of autumn colour from July until the frosts. Thin reddish flowers. Good soil in full sun.
Miscanthus sinensis 'Hinjo'£8.50
A compact form of "zebra grass" with pale yellow bands across mid green leaves on stems to 1.5m. Silken golden flowers produced in autumn in a warm site.
Miscanthus sinensis var. condensatus 'Cabaret'£8.50
A cracking foliage form with broad, dark green leaves strongly striped with creamy white. Will produce fluffy pink flowers in a warm season. Dense clumps of upright stems to 2.4m+!