Printer Friendly Version Print Plant Details

Miscanthus sinensis 'Yaku Jima'

Also called Yaku Jima Maiden Grass


 Suitable Substitutions for Miscanthus sinensis 'Yaku Jima'

Get more info on Miscanthus sinensis 'Adagio'

Miscanthus sinensis 'Adagio'

Adagio Maiden Grass

 

Miscanthus sinensis 'Yaku Jima' - Dwarf Maiden Grass

More About Miscanthus sinensis 'Yaku Jima'

  • Forms a tight clump of fine, silver-green foliage with sharply serrated, arching leaves
  • Foliage turns golden-tan in the fall
  • This is a good cultivar for the smaller garden
  • Bloom Time: September to October
  • Flower Type: Feathery panicles
  • Flower colour: Pink turning to silver-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:

5

Height:

100-150 cm

Spread:

80-100 cm

Colour:

Pink,Silver
×

Dwarf 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 'Yaku Jima' 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
Rock garden
Rock garden

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Average to Dry Soils

Flowering Time

Lt. Sum-Fall
Fall

Habit

Vase-shape
Clumping
Upright
Dwarf

Foliage Color

Green
Silver

Landscape uses

Border/edging