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‘Gold Breeze’ Miscanthus

'Gold Breeze' Miscanthus

Plant Type:  Groundcovers / Grasses

Common Name:  Miscanthus

Botanical Name:  Miscanthus sinensis ‘Gold Breeze’ PPAF

Plant Description:  From the Southern Living Plant Collection: Broad, arching apple green blades are banded with golden yellow bars. In August, feathery gold plumes emerge above six and a half foot stems.

USDA Hardiness Zones:  5,6,7,8,9 Hardy to -20 F

Key Features:  Gold plumes in late August  drought tolerance, year-round interest

Average Landscape Size:  4′-6′ H x clumping

Growth Rate:  Fast

Evergreen or Deciduous:  Evergreen

Light Needs:  Full sun to part shade

Water Needs:  Water as needed

Flowering Season:  summer

Soil Requirements:  Well-drained garden soil

Fertilizer:  Spring

Care: Cut back in winter

Landscape Use:  slope, accent

Planting Instructions:  water before planting plant in full sun to part shade dig hole 3X the width of pot, backfill and plant 1′-2′ above soil level water and add more soil if needed mulch plants