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Miscanthus sinensis var. condensatus 'Cabaret'

Description: This is a strong growing Miscanthus with upright foliage and broad leaves which have strong cream white variegation running down the middle of the otherwise dark green leaves. In warm summers the copper-coloured flowers appear in the autumn. 'Cabaret' is visually highly striking and grown on its own can provide interest in late summer and autumn.

Uses: This grass would be a great addition to any garden but espeicially when grown with other grasses and with late flowering herbaceous.

Climate/Position: Plant in full sun to light shade.

Height/Spread: 2 metre x 1.2 metre clump forming.

Soil Requirements: Any soil - preferably moist but the plant is drought tolerant.

Pruning: Cut back to ground level in March. The grass and seed heads give good colour and interest through winter months.

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Additional Interest: Discovered in by Kokin Watanabe and introduced to Washington Arboretum.