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Miscanthus sinensis var. condensatus
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Miscanthus sinensis var. condensatus

<i>Miscanthus sinensis</i> var. <i>condensatus</i>

<i>Miscanthus sinensis</i> var. <i>condensatus</i>

<i>Miscanthus sinensis</i> var. <i>condensatus</i>

Miscanthus

If Pygmalion were a gardener, Miscanthus would come to life as fountains, some of them spouting tall and upright to 10 ft. Graceful and robust, they’re favored for their lush foliage and silky terminal panicles. Striking as a single specimen, Miscanthus is also excellent when massed in the perennial bed or a mixed border. Attractive year-round, with fall colors of yellow, purple, scarlet and burgundy, they fade to a lovely warm ivory in winter.

Miscanthus sinensis var. condensatus full sun  partial shade

(formerly sold as Miscanthus transmorrisonensis)

Don’t let the clunky name fool you. Of all the Miscanthus, this is the most graceful. Planted en masse, silky silver flowers held on gently arching stems look like water flowing from a fountain of evergreen foliage. As a specimen, it should be planted in a raised area in order to appreciate its weeping form.

Blooms July–November.

Size: 6' 0"–7' 0" high x 6' 0"–7' 0" wide; hardy to zone 7.

Miscanthus sinensis var. condensatus (G-0025)
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