Miscanthus sinensis 'Variegatus'
Common Name: Eulalia '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: Hardy||Height: 2.50 m (250 cm)|
|Sun/Shade: Full sun or Partial shade||Spread: 1.50 m (150 cm)|
|Foliage Type: Deciduous||Flower Colour: Purple|
|Foliage Colour: Green, Variegated, Cream||Flowering 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.
Miscanthus sinensis 'Zebrinus'
Chinese silver grass
Miscanthus sinensis 'Gracillimus'
Miscanthus sinensis 'Kleine Fontane'