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botanical name:
Miscanthus sinensis 'Rigoletto'
Miscanthus sinensis 'Rigoletto' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Eulalia Grass
family:  Poaceae
characteristics: grass
height: 1.60m
width: 1.20m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: arching
leaf colour: white & green
flower colour: buff
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil, clay soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: neutral
minimum temp: -15°C
USDA zone: 5 to 9
description:
Compact clump forming grass with arching variegated leaf blades of green with white stripes. Tassels of tiny bronze-buff flowers, ageing to silvery white, held on stalks above the foliage from late summer.
Similar to Miscanthus sinensis 'Variegatus', but with a neater more erect habit.

cultivation:
Perennial. Any reasonable soil in sun or part shade. Foliage colour is best in a sunny situation.
Cut back to the ground in late winter or early spring before the new growth begins.

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