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Miscanthus sinensis | Ornamental grass 'Squaw' - 5lt

Miscanthus sinensis | Ornamental grass 'Squaw' - 5lt

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Miscanthus sinensis 'Squaw', also known as Dwarf Maiden Grass, is a stunning ornamental grass that would make a great addition to any garden or landscape. This cultivar of Miscanthus sinensis is a compact variety, growing to a height of 3 to 4 feet tall and 3 to 4 feet wide.

'Squaw' has a dense, clumping habit and its foliage is narrow and arching, with a beautiful green color in the summer, turning to a golden-bronze hue in the fall. The leaves of this grass have a fine texture and provide movement and interest in the garden, swaying gently in the breeze.

In the late summer and early fall, 'Squaw' produces stunning plumes of reddish-pink flowers that rise above the foliage. These flowers persist well into the winter, adding interest to the landscape even after the growing season has ended.

Miscanthus sinensis 'Squaw' is a low-maintenance grass that is drought-tolerant and deer-resistant. It prefers full sun to partial shade and well-drained soil. This grass is perfect for use in borders, containers, or as a specimen plant. Its compact size makes it ideal for smaller gardens or for planting in groups to create a mass of texture and color.

Overall, Miscanthus sinensis 'Squaw' is a beautiful and versatile ornamental grass that would be an excellent addition to any garden or landscape.

  • Common Name

    Ornamental grass Squaw

  • Family

    Poaceae

  • Type

    deciduous grass

  • Pot Size

    5

  • Height (cm)

    55-65cm

  • Native To

    Asia

  • Maturation period

    2–5 years

Key Info

Size & Spacing

Mature Height

1–1.5m

Mature Width

0.1–0.5m

Shape / habit

Bushy, Clump forming

Preferred Location

Orientation

South–facing or North–facing or West–facing or East–facing, exposed/sheltered

Soil Type

Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand, Full sun

Soil moisture

Moist but well–drained, Well–drained

Growing Period

Flower

Foliage

spring, summer, fall

Fruit

non fruiting

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