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Miscanthus sinensis 'Little Dot' (Puenktchen)

Also called Little Dot Silver Grass


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More About Miscanthus sinensis Little Dot ('Puenktchen')

  • Leaves are almost vertical, on sturdy, upright stems
  • This cultivar is similar to M. 'Strictus', with a more upright habit and finer foliage
  • Dull green foliage has irregular horizontal bands of creamy-yellow and a white midrib
  • Bloom Time: September to October
  • Flower Type: Feathery panicles
  • Flower Colour: Mauve-pink turning to white
  • Flower Height: 175 cm
  • Foliage Height: 100-125 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:

125-175 cm

Spread:

80-100 cm

Colour:

Pink
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Little Dot Maiden 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 Little Dot ('Puenktchen') Characteristics

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

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Medium

Flowering Time

Fall

Habit

Clumping
Upright

Foliage Color

Yellow
Green
Variegated

Landscape uses

Specimen
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