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Miscanthus sinensis 'Huron Star'

#PP22468

More About Miscanthus sinensis 'Huron Star' (PP22468)

  • Green blades with a narrow, white midrib
  • It is earlier flowering than others of the species
  • Foliage can develop a purplish tint and turns shades of red, orange and burgundy in the fall
  • Bloom Time: September to October
  • Flower Type: Feathery panicles
  • Flower Colour: Cream to tan
  • Flower Height: 200-250 cm
  • Foliage Height: 160 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:

4

Height:

150-160 cm

Spread:

150-175 cm

Colour:

Cream
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Huron Star 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 'Huron Star' (PP22468) Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
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

Lt. Sum-Fall

Habit

Clumping
Upright

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Specimen
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