LATIN NAME: MISCANTHUS SINENSIS 'ADAGIO'
Hundreds of plumes held above the foliage emerge bronzy-pink, fading to white. A dwarf plant with graceful, silvery-green arching foliage becoming a whirl of orange, gold and burdundy in fall. Spectacular in mass or mixed into perennial borders.
Amount of Sunlight: Partial to full sun
Amount of Water: Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Soil Conditions: Adaptable to most soils; Prefers dry, well-drained soil; Not tolerant of overly wet soil
Cold Hardiness Zone: 6-9
Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Cut back and apply a general purpose fertilizer just before new shoots appear in late winter to early spring. Divide clumps every 2-3 years. Pruning time: early spring.