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Botanical name: Miscanthus floridulus 'Giganteus'
Other names: Giant chinese silver grass, Miscanthus x giganteus
Variety or Cultivar: 'Giganteus' _ 'Giganteus' is a very large, upright, clump-forming grass with arching leaves, and silky, feathery, purple-flushed, flower panicles in late summer.
Miscanthus floridulus 'Giganteus' is: Deciduous
Flower: Insignificant or absent, Grey-green, Pale-purple in Summer; Pale-purple, Insignificant or absent, Grey-green in Autumn; Insignificant or absent, Pale-purple, Pale-brown in Winter
Foliage: White, Green in Summer; White, Green in Autumn; White, Green in Winter
Pests: Generally pest-free.
Diseases: Generally disease-free.
Propagation methods: Division, Seed. REGISTER to read more...
Miscanthus floridulus 'Giganteus' (Giant chinese silver grass) will reach a height of 4m and a spread of 3m after 2-5 years.
Suggested uses: Architectural, Hedging/Screens, Low Maintenance, Mediterranean
Cultivation: Plant in moist, free-draining soil in full sun. Dislikes wet conditions during winter.
Soil type: Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)
Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained, Well-drained
Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Light: Full Sun
Aspect: South, East, West
Exposure: Exposed, Sheltered
Hardiness: Hardy (H4)
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