Dwarf Maiden Grass (Miscanthus sinensis 'Adagio')

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 3 to 4 feet
Plant Spread: 3 to 4 feet
Leaves: Other: Narrow, silver-gray turning yellow in autumn.
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
Other: Maturing to creamy-white.
Flower Time: Late summer or early fall
Underground structures: Rhizome
Uses: Provides winter interest
Groundcover
Wildlife Attractant: Birds
Resistances: Pollution
Humidity tolerant
Drought tolerant
Pollinators: Wind

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What's Blooming in OctoberWhat's Blooming in October
October 26, 2012

Although our gardens are still officially beset by this year's drought, and we're still about eight inches shy of our average annual rainfall, we've been blessed with some pretty generous rains lately. And despite numerous frosty nights, our gardens are not yet bereft of blossoms. Come on in, see what's blooming, and check out the winner of last month's What's Blooming contest.

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