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Miscanthus sinensis 'Encore'

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Miscanthus sinensis 'Encore' - Encore Maiden Grass - Photo courtesy of Walters Gardens, Inc.

Miscanthus sinensis 'Encore' - Encore Maiden Grass - Photo courtesy of Walters Gardens, Inc.

More About Miscanthus sinensis 'Encore' (PP29070)

  • Forms a tight upright clump of graceful arching leaves on upright stems
  • Repeat bloomer, hence its name
  • Bloom Time: August to October
  • Flower Type: Feathery panicles
  • Flower Colour: Burgundy turning to creamy-tan
  • Flower Height: 185 cm
  • Foliage Height: 150 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:

150-185 cm

Spread:

150 cm

Colour:

Purple,Cream
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Encore 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 'Encore' (PP29070) Characteristics

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

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average

Flowering Time

Lt. Sum-Fall
Fall
Rebloomer
Summer

Habit

Upright
Clumping

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Roadside planting
Screening (privacy)
Border/edging

 Suitable Substitutions for Miscanthus sinensis 'Encore'