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Miscanthus sinensis 'Sarabande'

Miscanthus sinensis 'Sarabande' - Sarabande Maiden Grass

More About Miscanthus sinensis 'Sarabande'

  • Narrow green leaves with a silver midrib arch gracefully on sturdy upright stems
  • This cultivar forms a tight upright clump similar to M. 'Gracillimus'
  • Bloom Time: August to November
  • Flower Type: Feathery panicles
  • Flower Colour: Golden-copper turning to silvery-white
  • Flower Height: 150 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:

4

Height:

100-150 cm

Spread:

100-125 cm

Colour:

Gold,Silver
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Sarabande 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 'Sarabande' Characteristics

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

Soil Moisture

Average to Dry Soils
Well-drained

Flowering Time

Fall
Lt. Sum-Fall
Summer

Habit

Clumping
Upright
Vase-shape

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Specimen
Screening (privacy)

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