Silberpfiel Maiden Grass

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Plant Information

Taxonomic Name: Miscanthus sinensis cv. Silberpfiel
Common Name: Silberpfiel Maiden Grass
Type: Ornamental Grass
Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Bloom Time: August to November
Height: 48-84 inches
Light Requirements: Full sun, Filtered shade
Soil Conditions: Average well-drained soil
Flower Color: Red
Wildlife: Birds
Special Characteristics:
  • Upright and vase-shaped with arching variegated leaves
  • Warm season grass which means they are much slower starting in the spring
  • New growth will appear as temperatures warm up in early to mid-summer
  • Pinkish feathery panicles bloom in late summer and may last well into November
  • Leave up for winter interest and prune early to mid-spring
  • Plants can be divided in spring every few years
Potential Pests: Mealybug, Miscanthus Blight
Serious Pests: None Serious
Potential Diseases: None
Serious Diseases: None Serious