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Miscanthus sinensis 'Graziella'

Common Name(s):
Graziella miscanthus
Category:
Ornamental Grass
Comment:

Eulalia is a versatile ornamental grass in the Poaceae family.  Narrow green leaves; copper red and orange fall color.  Is tolerant of drought, erosion, dry soil,  and air pollution.  Use it as accent, specimen or plant in small grouping along borders, in meadows, cottage gardens, naturalized areas, and water gardens. Silvery-white dried flowers are attractive and long lasting.

Seasons of Interest:

     Bloom: Summer-Fall, August-Feb

Wildlife Value: This plant is highly resistant to deer grazing.

Insects, Diseases, and Other Plant Problems: Established plants rarely have insect or disease problems though Miscanthus mealybug and miscanthus blight are becoming more common. Miscanthus mealybug causes stunted growth and is difficult to eradicate because it lives inside the stems. Miscanthus blight is a fungal disease which attacks the blades and sheaths. Leaf rust may also occur.

This plant is similar to: Miscanthus sinensis 'Gracillimus' 

Light:
Sun
Height:
5-6 ft.
Zones:
5-8
Form:
More upright than Gracillimus
Soil:
Grows in a variety of soil types but prefers well drained soil; drought tolerant
Inflorescence:
Large Inflorescence opens mostly silver; held high above foliage; very fluffy when dry
Tags:
boarders, cpp, winter interest, air pollution, showy flowers, fall color, low maintenance, drought tolerant, specimen, dried flowers, dry soil, deer, meadows, water garden, resistant, cottage garden, accent, cut flowers, deer resistant

NCCES plant id: 623