Miscanthus sinensis 'Malepartus'

9cm pot £7.99
available to order from summer
Quantity 1 Plus Minus
Buy Miscanthus sinensis 'Malepartus' Chinese silver grass: Great for prolonging interest in the garden

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 September
  • Hardiness:fully hardy

    A statuesque grass that will extend the season of interest in a mixed border, this has fine, arching leaves with a distinctive white stripe down the centre. Its flowers are spectacular; reddish brown, silky feathers that rise upwards from their stems and glow in the evening light. This grass is quick to establish and turns a beautiful reddish-brown in autumn. Use it as a feature plant in a mixed or perennial border.

  • Garden care: Cut down to the ground in late winter before the new foliage appears.

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Excellent healthy product. A lot taller than expected 😊




Attractive and delicate


Included in a grass & gravel scheme and works extremely well. Easy to maintain and almost all year round use.




Miscanthus sinensis Malepartus

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Can malepartus be planted in large 80cm wide 150 litre planters? If not is there another potable plant suitable that grows up to 2m to provide privacy screen that wont blow over in harsh winds?


Hello there Yes you could grow this plant in a large pot as long as you keep it watered and it is well drained. Miscanthus sinensis is one of the tougher grasses and can tolerate some exposed sites.

Would it be possible to grow this in a large pot?


Hello, Yes, it is possible to grow this in a large pot, however in the long term it would be happier in the ground.


Would it be possible to grow this in a large pot?


Hello, Yes it is possible to grow this in a large pot, however ultimately it will be happier in the ground.


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