Scientific Name: Miscanthus sinensis 'Cosmopolitan' Form: Oval - vertical, Round
Common Name:variegated maiden grassTexture:Medium - coarse
Family Name:PoaceaeHabit: Arching, Upright, Spreading
Plant Type: Poales (grass-like) Mature Size (ht. X w.):2 - 3m x 1.0 - 1.5m
Origin: S.E. Asia / Japan / China, Garden origin Hardiness Zone:Zone 6: (-23 to -18 C)
Leaves: Grass-like, Alternate, Parallel venation, Linear, Entire
Flowers: Spikelet, (Floriferous), (Panicle-like), Purple, Aug- Sep
Fruit: Grain (caryopsis), Silver, Brown, Nov- Oct
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade
Soil or Media: Well-drained, Humus rich
Landscape Uses: Accent plant, Container planting, Cut flower or foliage, Fall interest, Group or mass planting, Mixed shrub border, Perennial border, Screening, Specimen plant, Summer interest, Tall background
Key ID Features:Tall, stiffly-upright grass to 2 m; leaves to 4 cm wide and 60 cm long, linear, ribbed and have a white midrib.