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Zone:  4-9

Growth:  250-300cm [8-10ft] tall; 150+cm [5+ft] wide clump

Foliage: Deciduous; green, wide grass leaf

Flower:  Late summer, tall (350cm or 12ft) pink/tan panicles on strong stalks

Light:  Full sun

Moisture:  Average; moist or dry

Soil:  Average; can cope with pond-side moisture

Garden location: Back of borders; grass gardens; behind ponds; creates a great screen

Miscanthus floridulus 'Gigantus' (Amur silvergrass, Siberian bamboo)

  • Dried flower stems make great bamboo-like stakes for support and structure.