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Miscanthus sinensis 'Malepartus'

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Miscanthus sinensis 'Malepartus' - Malepartus Maiden Grass - Fall Colour

More About Miscanthus sinensis 'Malepartus'

  • Broad green leaves with a silver midrib arch gracefully on sturdy upright stems
  • Foliage turns shades of red and bronze in the fall
  • Bloom Time: August to November
  • Flower Type: Feathery panicles, 35 cm long
  • Flower Colour: Deep pink changing to mahogany-red, then silver
  • Flower Height: 200 cm
  • Foliage Height: 125-150 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:

125-200 cm

Spread:

100-150 cm

Colour:

Burgundy
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Malepartus 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 'Malepartus' 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
Weeping
Upright

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Specimen
Screening (privacy)

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