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Miscanthus sinensis 'Goliath'

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Miscanthus sinensis 'Goliath' - Goliath Maiden Grass

Miscanthus sinensis 'Goliath' - Goliath Maiden Grass

More About Miscanthus sinensis 'Goliath'

  • Green leaves with a silver midrib are 2.5 cm wide, arching gracefully on sturdy upright stems
  • Foliage turns a golden colour in the fall and remains through the winter
  • Bloom Time: September to November
  • Flower Type: Feathery panicles, 40 cm long
  • Flower Colour: Red turning to white
  • Flower Height: 275 cm
  • Foliage Height: 200-225 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:

200-275 cm

Spread:

100-150 cm

Colour:

Red
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Goliath 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 'Goliath' 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
Average to Dry Soils

Attributes

Fall Color

Flowering Time

Lt. Sum-Fall
Fall

Habit

Clumping
Upright

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Screening (privacy)
Specimen

 Suitable Substitutions for Miscanthus sinensis 'Goliath'

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