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Miscanthus sinensis 'Gold Bar'

#PP15193, CPBR3114

More About Miscanthus sinensis 'Gold Bar' (PP15193, CPBR3114)

  • Forms a tight upright clump of yellow and green horizontally-banded leaves
  • 'Gold Bar' is shorter and more densely banded than Miscanthus sinensis 'Strictus'
  • Miscanthus sinensis 'Gold Bar' is a slow grower and could take up to 4 years to reach its full size
  • Bloom Time: September to October
  • Flower Type: Small, feathery panicles
  • Flower colour: Burgundy turning to beige
  • Flower Height: 150 cm
  • Foliage Height: 90-125 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:

90-150 cm

Spread:

60-90 cm

Colour:

Burgundy
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Dwarf Porcupine Grass Growing and Maintenance Tips

Plants should be divided, in the 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 'Gold Bar' (PP15193, CPBR3114) Characteristics

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

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Average to Dry Soils

Growth Rate

Slow

Flowering Time

Lt. Sum-Fall
Fall

Habit

Clumping
Upright

Foliage Color

Yellow
Green
Variegated

Landscape uses

Specimen

 Suitable Substitutions for Miscanthus sinensis 'Gold Bar'

Miscanthus sinensis 'Stardust'

Miscanthus sinensis 'Stardust'

Stardust Maiden Grass

Miscanthus sinensis 'Kirk Alexander'

Miscanthus sinensis 'Kirk Alexander'

Kirk Alexander Maiden Grass