Eulalia, Maiden Grass, Zebra Grass, Chinese Silvergrass
Miscanthus sinensis 'Graziella'

Family: Poaceae (poh-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Miscanthus (miss-KANTH-us) (Info)
Species: sinensis (sy-NEN-sis) (Info)
Cultivar: Graziella

Category:

Ornamental Grasses and Bamboo

Perennials

Height:

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Spacing:

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)

USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)

USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)

USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)

USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)

USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:

N/A

Bloom Color:

White/Near White

Silver/Gray

Bloom Time:

Mid Summer

Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:

Grown for foliage

Herbaceous

Other details:

May be a noxious weed or invasive

This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

This plant is resistant to deer

Soil pH requirements:

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

By dividing the rootball

Seed Collecting:

N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Athens, Georgia

Palmyra, Illinois

Plainfield, Illinois

Winslow, Indiana

Boston, Massachusetts

Reading, Massachusetts

Ithaca, New York

Belmont, North Carolina

Feasterville Trevose, Pennsylvania

Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania

Vancouver, Washington

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Gardeners' Notes:

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positive
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neutral
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Neutral

On Feb 11, 2008, saya from Heerlen
Netherlands (Zone 8b) wrote:

Hybridized by Ernst Pagels (Germany).

Positive

On Nov 3, 2004, lmelling from Ithaca, NY (Zone 5b) wrote:

A pretty and graceful miscanthus. Tall grass gives way in august to plumes, which tower over the grass and sway in the breeze. In fall the plumes explode and turn into a white strands of puffy cotton-like strands. Slower growing for me than some others. Picture shown is of a 2-year-old clump.