Maiden Grass Adagio, Miscanthus Sinensis
Easy-Growing, Gorgeous Blooms During Fall and Winter, Perfect for Borders and Fence Planting
Maiden Grass Adagio, also known as Miscanthus sinensis 'Adagio', is a beautiful ornamental grass that is prized for its compact size and attractive foliage. Unlike other varieties of Miscanthus sinensis, Adagio grows to a height of only 3-4 feet, making it a great choice for smaller gardens or containers.
Adagio features narrow green blades that turn golden-bronze in the fall, adding a warm glow to the landscape. The plumes of Adagio are silvery-white and appear above the foliage in late summer, creating a beautiful contrast with the green leaves.
This grass is adaptable and can grow in a variety of soil types and growing conditions, but it prefers full sun to part shade and well-draining soil. It is also drought-tolerant and low maintenance, making it ideal for busy gardeners.
Overall, Maiden Grass Adagio is a beautiful and versatile ornamental grass that can add texture, color, and interest to any garden or landscape. Whether planted in groups or used as a specimen plant, Adagio is sure to make a stunning addition to any outdoor space.
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Growing Zones: 4-10 outdoors
|Mature Height:||3-4 ft.|
|Mature Width:||3-4 ft.|
|Foliage Color:||White-cream feathery foxtail like Blooms|
|Uses:||Outdoors, Beds and Borders, Dried Flower, Medium Hedge, Coastal Regions|
|Characteristics:||Deer tolerant, Attracts birds, Year round interest, Cold and Heat tolerant|
|Soil Conditions:||Wide range of soils|
|Does Not Ship To:||AZ|
Adagio Maiden Grass, Miscanthus sinensis Adagio, is a fast growing ornamental grass which produces flowers above foliage, the fine plumes that emerge with a touch of bronze before fading to white-cream. Plant them in borders, as mass planting or in entry ways for an attractive low maintenance display. The blooms can survive during winter so don't cut back the tufts in fall.
Ornamental Maiden Grass is preferred by professional landscapers due its durability, easy care and low maintenance requirements.
Planting and Care
PLANTING, ideal time for planting your ornamental grass is from early spring to early fall right before frost of winter arrives. select an area with FULL SUN, ornamental grasses are easily grown in a wide range of soils, including clay, alkaline and compacted soils, avoid wet soggy soils, once established grasses are highly adaptable and drought resistant. When planting dig a hole 6-12 inches wider than your new plant's root ball and deep enough so that the top of the root ball is parallel with the ground level, this is very important, planting the plant deeper than the original top soil line may severely damage the tree. Place the plant in the hole and ensure that it is situated upright, use the excavated soil to back fill around the root ball, tamp down to ensure air pockets are eliminated, thoroughly soak with a hose as you fill in the dirt. Take great care to not leave any gaps or air spaces around the root ball. A 2-3 inch layer of organic hardwood mulch is strongly recommended, it will help retain moisture and discourage weed growth. Apply the mulch over the entire planting area.
WATER your ornamental grass twice a week during the first 2 months to establish a strong root system, Once your new ornamental grass is established, rainfall should suffice for your grass's watering needs, increase frequency during extremely hot days, you should always verify the top 2-3 inches of soil, if dry to the touch is time to water.
FERTILIZE your plants during spring before new growth begins. Applying a slow-release, 180 days duration, well balance fertilizer is probably the simplest solution and least expensive.
PRUNING Ornamental grasses can be cut back at anytime once the foliage turns brown, however under cool conditions early spring is a good time to trim, cut off about 2/3 of the upper section, most ornamental grasses will regrow fairly quick, providing new blooms by early summer, see more details on how to cut back.
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