Grass, Maiden Cabaret


Description: 'Cabaret Maiden Grass' attractive grassy leaves are dark green in color with showy, creamy white variegation. The foliage often turns yellow in the fall. It features bold plumes of coral pink flowers rising above the foliage in late summer. The silver seed heads are carried on showy plumes displayed in abundance from early fall right through to late winter. The tan stems can be very attractive.

Common Name: Cabaret Maiden Grass

Scientific Name: Miscanthus sinensis var. condensatus 'Cabaret'

Type: Perennial, Ornamental Grass

Exposure: Full Sun - Partial Shade

Size: 5-7' height, 4' spread

Foliage Color: Variegated (Green Striped)

Bloom Color: Reddish-Purple - Tan

Landscape Use: Mass Plantings, Hedges/Screening, Rock Gardens, Border

Soil: Well-Drained

Zone: 5 - 10

Growth Rate: Moderate

Companion Plants: Blanket Flower, Coneflower, Black Eyed Susan

Maintenance: Cut down to 2-3" in late Fall or early Spring


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