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Miscanthus sinensis 'Little Silver Spider' (Kleine Silberspinne)

More About Miscanthus sinensis Little Silver Spider ('Kleine Silberspinne')

  • Green leaves with a silver midrib arch gracefully on sturdy upright stems
  • Narrow, upright clump blooms earlier than most miscanthus cultivars
  • Foliage turns a bronze-red in the fall
  • Bloom Time: July to October
  • Flower Type: Feathery panicles
  • Flower Colour: Red turning to silver
  • Flower Height: 150 cm
  • Foliage Height: 90-100 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:

75-90 cm

Colour:

Silver
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Little Silver Spider 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 Silver Spider ('Kleine Silberspinne') Characteristics

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

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Average to Dry Soils

Attributes

Fall Color

Flowering Time

Fall
Lt. Sum-Fall
Summer

Habit

Clumping
Upright
Compact

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Specimen
Screening (privacy)

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