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Miscanthus sinensis 'Adagio'

Also called Dwarf Maiden Grass


Miscanthus sinensis 'Adagio' - Adagio Maiden Grass

Miscanthus sinensis 'Adagio' - Adagio 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

Interesting Notes:

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.

 

Zone:

5

Height:

100-150 cm

Spread:

90-100 cm

Colour:

Silver
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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

Full Sun
Full Sun
Attracts Birds
Attracts Birds
Fast
Fast
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Cut Flower/Foliage
Cut Flower/Foliage
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Heat Tolerant
Heat Tolerant
Dried Flower/Foliage
Dried Flower/Foliage
Rock garden
Rock garden

Soil Moisture

Average to Dry Soils
Well-drained
Moist to Average

Attributes

Fall Color

Flowering Time

Lt. Sum-Fall
Fall

Habit

Clumping
Upright
Weeping

Foliage Color

Silver
Green

Landscape uses

Specimen
Border/edging

 Suitable Substitutions for Miscanthus sinensis 'Adagio'

Miscanthus sinensis 'Morning Light'

Miscanthus sinensis 'Morning Light'

Variegated Maiden Grass