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Miscanthus sinensis ‘Adagio’ eulalia ‘Adagio’17cm pot

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Description

Miscanthus sinensis ‘Adagio’ produces fine-textured, narrow leaves and grows in a stylish, compact, rounded shape. At four feet, five with bloom, this dwarf Miscanthus is sought-after for small patios and gardens. Dwarf Maiden Grass is also prized for use in borders and massed plantings, or as a foreground for larger Maiden Grass cultivars. It puts on a lovely display in late summer when fan-shaped, rose-colored flowers rise above the foliage. Leaves turn a beautiful burgundy shade in fall. Dwarf Maiden Grass can be left standing for winter interest; cut back in spring before new growth appears. The cultivar name ‘Adagio’ comes from the Italian ad agio, meaning “at ease,” a term used in music and ballet to signify slow movements. Miscanthus sinensis‘Adagio’ certainly complies as it dances with the slightest wind. feathery creamy-white flowering spikes. In WInter the leaves turn a pleasant straw yellow and persist for some while.

Other common names-
eulalia ‘Adagio’

Family-
Poaceae

Genus-
Miscanthus can be deciduous or evergreen grasses with tufted or spreading habit, erect stems bearing arching, linear leaves and terminal panicles of silky spikelets in late summer or autumn

Details-
‘Adagio’ is a an elegant, clump-forming deciduous grass to 1.25m tall, with long, narrow, grey-green, arching leaves that turn orange and yellow in autumn. Pink-tinged, tassel-like flower heads in summer turn creamy-white in autumn

  • Characteristics
    Foliage – Deciduous

       Habit – Bushy

       Hardiness – H6

  • Colour
    Colour in Autumn
    Plant colour
    flower
    Plant colour
    flower
    Colour in Spring
    Plant colour
    foliage
    Colour in Summer
    Plant colour
    flower
    Plant colour
    foliage
    Plant colour
    flower
    Colour in Winter
    Plant colour
    flower
    Plant colour
    flower
    Sunlight
  • Full Sun(Sunlight)

Aspect
South-facing or North-facing or West-facing or East-facing

Exposure
Exposed or Sheltered

  • Soil

Moisture
Well-drained, Moist but well-drained

Soil
Sand, Clay, Chalk, Loam

pH
Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

  • Size
    Ultimate height :- 1-1.5 metres

       Ultimate spread :- 0.5-1 metres

       Time to ultimate height :- 2-5 years

  • How to grow
    Cultivation
    Grow in any moderately fertile, moist but well-drained soil in full sun. Protect from excessive winter wet

        Propagation
Propagate by seed sown in pots in a cold frame in spring or by division in spring. Can be slow to establish

       Suggested planting locations and garden types
Flower borders and beds Architectural City & Courtyard Gardens Coastal Cottage & Informal Garden

  • How to care
    Pruning
    Remove dead foliage and old flowered stems in spring

        Pests
Generally pest free

        Diseases
Generally disease free

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