Description: Give this grass plenty of room! The tall, variegated Japanese silvergrass, ‘Silver Feather, originates from eastern Asia and has a graceful arching habit. Its long slender blades are dark green with razor thin white midribs and turn a beautiful wheat color in autumn. In the late summer to fall, Miscanthus sinesis 'Silberfeder' produces large feathery, silvery-pink plumes that stand well above the arching foliage and remain attractive throughout winter.
Hardy: Zone 4 (most people can grow it in zone 3)
Bloom Time: Looks great all the time!
Spacing: 6' (spreads 4'-5' wide)
Sun Needs: Sun to part shade
Water Needs: Low
Outstanding Features: Great all through the year, looks wonderful cut and dried or mixed in in flower arrangements.
Uses: Specimen or mass in beds, borders, water margins or as a screen. Provides winter interest.
Tips: This plant is rabbit and deer resistant