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Miscanthus sinensis 'Rigoletto'
Common Name: Maiden Grass Family: Poaceae (The Grass Family)

Miscanthus sinensis 'Rigoletto'
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This beautiful variegated maiden grass has narrow delicate leaves with creamy-white variegation that forms a beautiful, compact, arching clump. Great in the garden but also with outstanding performance in containers. Miscanthus are one of the best grasses for year-round beauty: new green shoots in the spring become tall linear leaves that form an elegant clump by midsummer. Attractive flowers emerge in fall. In winter the leaves turn straw colour and provide much interest.

Geogrpahical Origin:
Asia - China and Japan
Garden Origin
Native Habitat:
Moist meadows on slopes in lowland and mountains.

ClassSemi-evergreen  Primary Bloom ColourWhite/Cream 
TypeGrass  Secondary Bloom ColourBrown 
Height2-4'  Bloom TimeFall 
Spread2-3'  FragranceNo 
Light ExposureFull - Part Sun Sun  Foliage ColourVariegated - Cream/White 
Soil MoistureAverage Moist  Stem Colour 
Hardiness Zone5-10  BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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Persicaria microcephala "'Red Dragon'"
Lobelia cardinalis "'Elm Fire'"
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