Miscanthus sinensis 'Kleine Fontäne'

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Buy Miscanthus sinensis 'Kleine Fontäne' silver grass: Flowers right into autumn

This grass dies back to below ground level each year in autumn, then fresh new growth appears again in spring.


  • Position: full sun
  • Soil: fertile, moist, well drained or sandy
  • Rate of Growth: average
  • Flowering period: August to October
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    This stunning, fountainous grass is ideal for a mixed or herbaceous border, where it will add height, colour and movement for the best part of the year. The slender leaves have a white stripe down their centre, and they form a dense, relatively upright clump that becomes more splayed towards the top. It flowers profusely over several months from late summer, and its new, reddish-brown, tassel-like flowers offer a pretty foil for the older ones, which fade to silver as they mature.

  • Garden care: Protect from excessive winter wet. Cut down to the ground in late winter, before the new foliage appears.

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A well grown healthy grass plant.

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Used in a gravelled are with stones and cobbles to make a new seaside/prairie garden on a patch of poor rather shady ground

Wardrobe123

Surrey

Gorgeous

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On a pot where it can be stroked. Lovely thing

LM

Susse

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Beautiful grass !

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I bought this grass last summer. It is slow to grow, and only started doing something very late in the season this year, but then it did flower and the tassels are absolutely gorgeous. I love it and will patiently wait for it to clump up.

QL

Canterbury

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Tall and eye catching

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This grass has looked great at the back of a border. Very tall with pretty seedheads that move in the breeze.

Pusskins

Devon

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I love these grasses so elegant

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I'm making a border with these grasses ,hope it grows the way I can see it in my head ,

Madge

Midlands

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The best seedhead ever

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As the name implies, small fountain, and this is what the seedhead looks like. Mine was set back by being moved twice in its first year (so sorry), but it has survived the winter and is slowly growing again. I look forward to the autumn and a return of the inflorescence

hollyberry

Inverness

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Miscanthus - king of the autumn grasses

Late-season grasses come into their own from September adding another element or two - movement and texture to your garden. Most are tall and graceful and most move and sway with a gossamer presence. As autumn continues the texture of the awns, be it soft

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