Miscanthus sinensis Variegatus or Variegated Japanese silver grass, comes to us from China and Japan. This magnificent tufted grass, with variegated foliage, blooms in elegant orange-pink spikes. Its fountain silhouette brings a touch of poetry to your exterior.
With its erect habit and its thin and long drooping leaves, green edged with white-cream, Miscanthus sinensis Variegatus will be the star of your garden. In late summer, this majestic grass displays fluffy plumes with small pink-orange flowers, which will bloom until September. In the fall, these ornaments will turn a pretty silvery color. You can cut them to make a beautiful bouquet of dried flowers.
With a bushy appearance, the Variegated Japanese silver grass can measure 1 m 20 to 1 m 80 in height and 1 m in spread. It prefers neutral and cool soils and resists cold down to -22 ° C. In the sun or in partial shade, alone or in a hedge, it will offer you a refined and delicate spectacle.
Easy to grow and maintain, Variegated Japanese silver grass becomes the ally of the experienced gardener or beginner.
Cut back the vegetation to 10 cm in March-April