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Variegated Japanese Silver Grass

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Gracefully arching grass topped with silvery white plumes. Dark green blades are highlighted with creamy white stripes. Include for textural contrast in perennial or shrub beds. Photo credit: Doreen Wynja


  • Full Sun, Partial Sun

  • Moderate

  • Height
    5 - 10 feet

  • Spread
    2—4 feet

Availability: Out of stock



Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. For a neat appearance, remove old foliage before new leaves emerge. Divide clumps every 2 to 3 years in early spring.

Brand Monrovia
Botanical Name Miscanthus sinensis 'Variegatus'
Plant Type Ornamental Grass, Perennials
Plant Subtype LARGE GRASSES
Foliage Color Green
Light Needs Full Sun, Partial Sun
Water Needs Moderate
USDA Cold Hardiness Zones 5 - 9
Height 5 - 10 feet
Spread 2—4 feet
Habit Narrow
Special Uses Clump Forming, Deer Resistant, Flowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers, Tolerates Poor Soils
Landscape Uses Border, Seacoast Exposure
Flower Color White
Bloom Time Fall

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