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Miscanthus sinensis ‘Silberpfeil’


Silver Arrow Miscanthus

USDA Zone: 6-9

Plant number: 8.270.390


(’silberpfeil’ = Silver Arrow) AAlso known as Japanese Silver Grass, there are many selections now available, all providing a wonderful fall display of showy plumes that remain attractive all winter. This variety has large soft-pink flowers over an arching mound of green and white striped leaves. The foliage dries and turns a light tan shade for the winter. Useful as a specimen, in the border, or for mass planting. Cut back to 4 inches in early spring. Clumps may be divided in spring before new growth appears.

Further details for
Miscanthus sinensis ‘Silberpfeil’

Optimal Growing Conditions

Sun Exposure
  Full Sun or
  Partial Shade
Soil Type
  Normal or
  Sandy or
  Clay
Soil pH
  Neutral or
  Alkaline or
  Acid
Soil Moisture
  Average or
  Moist
Care Level
  Easy
Appearance and Characteristics

Flower Colour
  Light Pink
Blooming Time
  Early Fall
  Mid Fall
Foliage Color
  Deep Green
  Variegated
  White
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Border
  Containers
  Cut Flower
  Deer Resistant
  Dried Flower
  Rabbit Resistant
  Massed
  Tall/Screening
  Specimen
  Waterside
Flower Head Size
  Very Large
Height
   180-240 cm
   70-94 inches
Spread
   80-90 cm
   31-35 inches
Foot Traffic
   None

Growth Rate
   Medium
Disclaimer: This information is presented for reference only. This plant is not currently part of our Heritage Perennials lineup.













Miscanthus sinensis ‘Silberpfeil’


Silver Arrow Miscanthus

USDA Zone: 6-9

Plant number: 8.270.390


(’silberpfeil’ = Silver Arrow) AAlso known as Japanese Silver Grass, there are many selections now available, all providing a wonderful fall display of showy plumes that remain attractive all winter. This variety has large soft-pink flowers over an arching mound of green and white striped leaves. The foliage dries and turns a light tan shade for the winter. Useful as a specimen, in the border, or for mass planting. Cut back to 4 inches in early spring. Clumps may be divided in spring before new growth appears.

Further details for
Miscanthus sinensis ‘Silberpfeil’

Optimal Growing Conditions

Sun Exposure
  Full Sun or
  Partial Shade
Soil Type
  Normal or
  Sandy or
  Clay
Soil pH
  Neutral or
  Alkaline or
  Acid
Soil Moisture
  Average or
  Moist
Care Level
  Easy
Appearance and Characteristics

Flower Colour
  Light Pink
Blooming Time
  Early Fall
  Mid Fall
Foliage Color
  Deep Green
  Variegated
  White
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Border
  Containers
  Cut Flower
  Deer Resistant
  Dried Flower
  Rabbit Resistant
  Massed
  Tall/Screening
  Specimen
  Waterside
Flower Head Size
  Very Large
Height
   180-240 cm
   70-94 inches
Spread
   80-90 cm
   31-35 inches
Foot Traffic
   None

Growth Rate
   Medium
Disclaimer: This information is presented for reference only. This plant is not currently part of our Heritage Perennials lineup.