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Miscanthus sinensis 'Variegatus' (72 cells)

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SKU:
2136

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A vintage cultivar, 'Variegatus' has been used in garden landscapes since the beginning of the 20th century. White and green variegated foliage arches heavily, creating a very wide mound. Blooms mid-September. Prefers well-draining soil.


  Production Location: Florida
  Tray Size: 72 plants
  Common Name: Variegated Japanese silver grass
  USDA Hardiness Zone: 5 - 10
  Mature Height: 84 inches
  Seedhead Color: Red
  Exposure: Full Sun

Cell Size: 72 cell tray. Depth 2.35". Volume (max. dry) cubic inches: 2.23
Recommended Finish Size: 1 gallon
Growing Media: Well-draining commercial media
Growing Temperature: 70-80 F (days) 55-65 F (nights)
Soil PH: 5.8-6.2
Soil EC: 1.8-2.2
Finish Time for Spring Sale: 10 - 12 weeks
Growing Info: Pinching not required.
Fertilizing: Constant liquid feed at medium levels of 150 - 200 ppm N
Moisture Level: Allow plants to dry between ample waterings.
Watch for Pest and Disease: Aphids, mealybugs, spider mites, Miscanthus blight
Vernalization Requirements: Not required.
Supplemental Lighting: Plants require 12+ hours photoperiod.
Growth Regulators: Generally, not needed.
Day Length: Long Day
Other: Plants will not establish root growth under cool temperatures and short days.

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