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Miscanthus sinensis 'Andante'

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Miscanthus sinensis 'Andante' - Andante Maiden Grass

More About Miscanthus sinensis 'Andante'

  • Forms a loose clump of green arching leaves, wider than most other miscanthus cultivars
  • Green foliage, with a distinct silver midrib, turns shades of yellow in the fall
  • Bloom Time: September to October
  • Flower Type: Feathery panicles
  • Flower Colour: Silvery-pink aging to silver
  • Flower Height: 250-275 cm
  • Foliage Height: 200 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:

6

Height:

175-275 cm

Spread:

100-150 cm

Colour:

Cream
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Andante Maiden Grass Growing and Maintenance Tips

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 to mid-spring to make way for new growth.


Miscanthus sinensis 'Andante' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Attracts Birds
Attracts Birds
Fast
Fast
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Dried Flower/Foliage
Dried Flower/Foliage
Heat Tolerant
Heat Tolerant
Cut Flower/Foliage
Cut Flower/Foliage

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average

Attributes

Fall Color

Flowering Time

Fall

Habit

Clumping
Upright

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Screening (privacy)
Specimen