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Miscanthus s. 'Dixieland'
[Dwarf Maiden Grass]
$7.95
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4 - 6 ft. Sun Late Summer 5 - 9

A dwarf form of Miscanthus s. 'Variegatus' with very similar green and white variegated foliage but a shorter, more compact growth habit. This selection will not need staking like its taller cousin. It provides a strong white element to the landscape which is especially pronounced when planted in front of larger shrubs or evergreens. The silky pink plumes which appear in late summer are very showy. A good choice for containers.

Care: Miscanthus is easy to grow and is a good choice for beginners. It will grow in most any soil, from loose sand to heavy clay, and does not require good drainage. Grow this grass in full sun except in warmer regions where some afternoon shade is best. Fertilization is not necessary. Divide Miscanthus in spring or early summer to give it time to establish its roots before winter arrives. Only in the mildest of climates should it be divided in the fall.

Other Attributes:
Good cut flower Dries well
Miscanthus s. 'Dixieland'
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