Miscanthus sinensis 'Adagio'
Also called Dwarf Maiden Grass
More About Miscanthus sinensis 'Adagio'
- Fine, silver-green arching leaves turn shades of orange and gold in the fall
- Bloom Time: August to late fall
- Flower Type: Feathery panicles
- Flower Colour:Light pink turning to white
- Flower Height: 150 cm
- Foliage Height: 100-125 cm
- Grass Type: Warm Season
Warm Season Grasses: These grasses are much slower starting in the spring. They do not push new growth until temperatures warm in early to midsummer. They flower later in the summer or fall with most blooms remaining into the winter. Most warm season grasses tolerate heat, humidity and drought; some even thrive in these conditions.
Adagio Maiden Grass Growing and Maintenance Tips
This is a good cultivar for a smaller garden, adding texture and softness to the landscape. Plants should be divided, in spring, every few years, to maintain freshness. Foliage can be left standing all winter, however, it should be pruned early spring to make way for new growth.
Miscanthus sinensis 'Adagio' Characteristics
Soil MoistureAverage to Dry Soils
Moist to Average
Flowering TimeLt. Sum-Fall