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Miscanthus sinensis 'Encore'

Encore Maiden Grass, Early-blooming Miscanthus

Main interest:
upright habit, reblooming variety, large beige flower, fall colour
Exposure:
full sun to partial shade
Soil humidity:
moist soil
Growth type:
clumping
Flower colour:
beige-white
Fragrance:
Non-fragrant
Flowering period:
August to November
Foliage:
green
USDA Hardiness:
zone 5a: -29 °C (-20 °F) View Zone Map
Mature height & width (max.):
height: 6.5 ft (2 m) width: 4 ft (1.2 m)
Use:
specimen, accent, hedge, mass planting, foundation, cut flower, cut foliage, dried flower

An upright, tall (to 6.5 ft), clumping Miscanthus cultivar that spreads to 4 ft wide, Miscanthus sinensis 'Encore' is considered a reblooming Maiden Grass, hence its name "Encore". It blooms both late summer and mid fall. Large whitish beige plumes rise almost two feet above the lovely green foliage, and fade to a charming tan with age.

Hardy to Zone 5a, Encore Maiden Grass will grow in full sun or partial shade. While this early-blooming Miscanthus will grow in average to poor soil, it does like consistent water. Provides wonderful interest, and attracts birds to the fall and winter garden.

A deer resistant, salt tolerant and easy to grow ornamental grass that is equally at home in a formal garden as a modern, or rock garden. It can be used as cut flowers and cut foliage to make beautiful arrangements.

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$14.99

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Ships ON, QC, NB, PE, NS

Also known as: Reblooming Maiden Grass, Chinese Silver Grass, Japanese Silver Grass, Eulalia Grass

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