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Miscanthus sinensis 'Rigoletto'
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common name: Eulalia Grass
growth rate: medium
growth habit: arching
leaf colour: white & green
flower colour: buff
main season: Summer
full sun, part shade
moist soil, clay soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: neutral
minimum temp: -15°C
USDA zone: 5 to 9
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.
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.