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A picture of a Miscanthus sinensis 'China'

Miscanthus sinensis 'China'

Miscanthus sinensis 'China'

Photo by CandideUK (All rights reserved)

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

8a

USDA zone

-12°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

3m

Max

1.6m

Min

1.6m

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Miscanthus sinensis 'China' Overview

'China' is a perennial grass forming a clump to 1.5m, with narrow, erect to arching olive-green leaves and rough-silk blooms in early autumn. These emerge red-brown but turn silver-pink as they age.

How to propagate Miscanthus sinensis 'China'

Division

By division in autumn; however, specific cultivars should be propagated by dividing the larger clumps in winter.

Other uses of Miscanthus sinensis 'China'

Ornamental, foliage, hedging, borders