Miscanthus sinensis var. condensatus 'Cosmopolitan' (v)

Japanese silver grass

An imposing, late season grass that starts into active growth when temperatures start to climb. Grow this as a spectacular foliage plant as each leaf is very long, arching in habit and possessing a dark green centre with creamy white margins. It's perfect for creating a focal point in a large garden or the effect of a sugar cane plantation in smaller areas. 

A long hot summer is needed for it to flower in profusion but when the plumes do appear they are a seductive burnished bronze. 

As autumn approaches the leaves become a golden yellow with the flowers fading to a silvery champagne. By winter the whole is burnt umber. 

Easy on well drained to dryish soils in full sun.

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£ 8.00

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Plant type

Hardiness

Height

Spread

Foliage

Flower

Soil

Position

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Gramineae    

Hardy perennial grass    

H6    

200cm    

120cm    

Variegated    

Copper red    

Well drained, dry     

Full sun

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