A very impressive tall grass with stiff and straight stems carrying fountains heads of reddish-brown tasselled flowers that mature to a silvery grey.
Goes well with:
Flowers - Anemone hybrids Andrea Atkinson (windflower), Sedum ‘Matrona’ (ice plant)
Grasses - Molinia caerulea ‘Moorhexe’ (purple moor grass)
Care of Miscanthus sinensis 'Kleine Fontäne’
If possible protect from heavy winter rain. Cut back hard to soil level in late winter before spring growth appears.
Provides winter habitat for hibernating insects in it’s hollow stems and is a good source of nest building material for birds.
Height and spread: 1.5m Height, 0.5m Spread
Common name: Silver Grass
Position in the garden: Full sun
Soil type: Fertile, moist but well drained or sandy
Flowering period: August to September
Hardiness: Fully hardy