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Miscanthus sinensis Variegatus (Variegated Japanese Silver Grass )

An abundance of reddish plumes that mature to fluffy silver hues rise above arching narrow blades of green with white stripes, making it look silver from a distance. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid-spring
HARDY to -30 °F (-34.4 °C)
5-9 ft tall x 4-5 ft spread
Deer and rabbit resistant
Tolerant to juglone
Drought tolerant
Attracts birds
Salt tolerant


Zone Zone 5
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade
Moisture Moderate to Full Moisture