Miscanthus Sinensis Strictus

 

clump forming grass with spiky foliage marked with horizontal, cream-yellow banding across the leaves, and pinkish flowers appearing autumn. Uses include Architectural, City, Cottage/Informal, Flower Arranging, Beds and borders, Low Maintenance, Mediterranean, Prairie planting. Will reach a height of 1m and a spread of 1m after 2-5 years.

 

Plant in moist, free-draining soil in full sun. Dislikes wet conditions during winter.

 

General Ornamental Grass Planting care

  • Water the pot thoroughly and allow to drain fully.
  • Dig a hole twice the size of the pot being planted and fork over the base. Adding some planting compost.
  • Remove the pot gently, if well rooted cut off the pot.
  • Ensure that the top of the Root ball is level with the surrounding soil.
  • Replace the remaining soil and heel in, water the area thoroughly.
  • Water regular until established.
  • Apply some general fertiliser every spring.