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Miscanthus sinensis var. condensatus 'Cabaret'

More About Miscanthus sinensis var. condensatus 'Cabaret'

  • Broad, variegated leaves form an arching clump
  • Foliage has creamy-white centres with wide green margins
  • Flowers are held on slightly arching stems
  • Bloom Time: August to October
  • Flower Type: Feathery panicles
  • Flower Colour: Light pink turning to creamy-white
  • Flower Height: 250 cm
  • Foliage Height: 175-200 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:

175-250 cm

Spread:

100-150 cm

Colour:

Pink (pale)
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Cabaret Japanese Silver 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 var. condensatus 'Cabaret' Characteristics

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

Soil Moisture

Average to Dry Soils
Well-drained
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Medium

Flowering Time

Lt. Sum-Fall
Fall

Habit

Clumping
Upright

Foliage Color

White
Green
Variegated

Landscape uses

Specimen
Screening (privacy)

 Suitable Substitutions for Miscanthus sinensis var. condensatus 'Cabaret'

Miscanthus sinensis 'Cosmopolitan'

Miscanthus sinensis 'Cosmopolitan'

Cosmopolitan Maiden Grass