Eulalia 'Variegatus'

Miscanthus sinensis 'Variegatus'

Eulalia 'Variegatus'  - Miscanthus sinensis 'Variegatus'

Common Name: Eulalia 'Variegatus'
Genus: Miscanthus
Species: sinensis
Cultivar: 'Variegatus'

The Latin name Miscanthus comes from the Greek for "stalk" or "flower" while sinensis means "from China", indicating the original origin of this plant.

Category: Grasses & Bamboos
Growth Rate: Average

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 2.50 m (250 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sun or Partial shadeSpread: 1.50 m (150 cm)

Foliage Type: DeciduousFlower Colour: Purple
Foliage Colour: Green, Variegated, CreamFlowering Period: August & September

Soil Type: Normal/Loam or Sandy/Light or Clay/Heavy or Chalky/Alkaline
Soil Moisture: Moist, but well drained

Miscanthus sinensis 'Variegatus' is a clump-forming grass with long arching green and white variegated leaves.

In late summer / early autumn it produces reddish tassel-like flowers which gradually turn silver.

It prefers a site in full sun and well drained soil, but will tolerate partial shade and most soil conditions except waterlogged soil.


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