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Miscanthus sinensis 'Gracillimus' (Eulalia 'Gracillimus')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
1.5m
Max height
1m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Miscanthus sinensis 'Gracillimus'

Other names

Eulalia 'Gracillimus'

Genus

Miscanthus Miscanthus

Variety or Cultivar

'Gracillimus' _ 'Gracillimus' is a deciduous grass with narrow, arching leaves ribbed white, and silky, feathery, purple-flushed, flower panicles in late summer.


Miscanthus sinensis 'Gracillimus' is: Deciduous

Habit

Clump-forming

Flower

Pale-purple, Insignificant or absent, Grey-green in Summer; Insignificant or absent, Grey-green, Pale-purple in Autumn; Insignificant or absent, Pale-purple, Pale-brown in Winter

Foliage

White, Green in Summer; White, Green in Autumn; White, Green in Winter

How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest-free.

Diseases

Generally disease-free.

General care

Propagation methods

Division, Seed


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Where to grow

Miscanthus sinensis 'Gracillimus' (Eulalia 'Gracillimus') will reach a height of 1.5m and a spread of 1m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Architectural, City, Cottage/Informal, Flower Arranging, Beds and borders, Low Maintenance, Mediterranean, Prairie planting

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

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

Companion plants

Botanical name

Miscanthus sinensis 'Gracillimus'

Other names

Eulalia 'Gracillimus'

Genus

Miscanthus Miscanthus

Variety or Cultivar

'Gracillimus' _ 'Gracillimus' is a deciduous grass with narrow, arching leaves ribbed white, and silky, feathery, purple-flushed, flower panicles in late summer.

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Clump-forming


Colour

Flower

Pale-purple, Insignificant or absent, Grey-green in Summer; Insignificant or absent, Grey-green, Pale-purple in Autumn; Insignificant or absent, Pale-purple, Pale-brown in Winter

Foliage

White, Green in Summer; White, Green in Autumn; White, Green in Winter


How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest-free.

Diseases

Generally disease-free.

General care

Propagation methods

Division, Seed


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Miscanthus sinensis 'Gracillimus' (Eulalia 'Gracillimus') will reach a height of 1.5m and a spread of 1m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Architectural, City, Cottage/Informal, Flower Arranging, Beds and borders, Low Maintenance, Mediterranean, Prairie planting

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

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 9, Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6, Zone 5, Zone 4

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