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Miscanthus sinensis var. condensatus ‘Cosmopolitan’
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Miscanthus sinensis var. condensatus Cosmopolitan

August – November.



<i>Miscanthus sinensis</i> var. <i>condensatus</i> ‘Cosmopolitan’

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 ‘Cosmopolitan’ full sun  partial shade

Usher this towering variegated aristocrat into your landscape and a bold statement is yours to enjoy. Wide semievergreen blades feature white streaked margins and green centers with creamy white vertical stripes. Strong stems hurl skyward, supporting the outward arching foliage and, come late summer, they unfurl a sea of silky copper red tassels, eventually maturing to fawn-colored seed heads.

Discovered in Japan during the 1940s, the mighty 'Cosmopolitan' shapes a robust, dense, yet billowy mass that never flops, serves well as a noble specimen, hedge or screen, and rustles delightfully in the wind.

Size: 6' 0"–8' 0" high x 5' 0"–7' 0" wide; hardy to zone 6.

Miscanthus sinensis var. condensatus ‘Cosmopolitan’ (G-0499)
Each $9.75
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