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Miscanthus x giganteus (Giant Chinese Silver Grass)

An abundance of pink plumes that mature to fluffy silver hues grow among extremely tall arching green blades that fade to a purplish tinge in the fall. The gargantuan height makes it the perfect grass to use as a living screen. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid-spring
HARDY to -30 °F (-34.4 °C)
8-12 ft tall x 3-4 ft spread
Deer and rabbit resistant
Tolerant to juglone
Drought tolerant
Attracts birds
Salt tolerant


Zone Zone 4
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade
Moisture Moderate Moisture