Grass: Adagio Latin Name:
Miscanthus sinensis 'Adagio'
The Basics Hundreds of plumes held above the foliage emerge bronzy-pink, fading to white. A dwarf plant with graceful, silvery-green arching foliage becoming a whirl of orange, gold and burdundy in fall. Spectacular in mass or mixed into perennial borders.
The Needs Amount of Sunlight: Partial to full sun Amount of Water: Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat. Soil Conditions: Adaptable to most soils; Prefers dry, well-drained soil; Not tolerant of overly wet soil Cold Hardiness Zone: 6-9
The Care Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Cut back and apply a general purpose fertilizer just before new shoots appear in late winter to early spring. Divide clumps every 2-3 years.Pruning time: early spring.