Scientific Name: Miscanthus x giganteus Form: Oval - vertical
Common Name:giant silver grass Texture:Medium - coarse
Family Name:PoaceaeHabit: Arching, Stiffly upright, Spreading
Plant Type: Poales (grass-like) Mature Size (ht. X w.):2 - 3m x 1.0 - 1.5m
Origin: Garden origin Hardiness Zone:Zone 6: (-23 to -18 C)
Leaves: Grass-like, Alternate, Leathery, Parallel venation, Linear, Serrulate
Flowers: Spikelet, (Floriferous), (Panicle-like), Pink, Red, Sep- Oct
Fruit: Grain (caryopsis), Aborted (hybrids) or absent, Brown, Nov- Dec
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade
Soil or Media: Well-drained, Humus rich
Landscape Uses: Accent plant, Cut flower or foliage, Fall interest, Group or mass planting, Perennial border, Screening, Specimen plant, Tall background, Wind break, Winter interest
Key ID Features:Grass to 4 m tall; leaves with silver midrib.