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This cultivar showcases a broad and upright growth habit, exuding grace and elegance. Originating from the Far East, this Japanese silver grass, also known as Miscanthus sinensis 'Ferner Osten,' boasts an abundance of narrow foliage that transforms into vibrant hues of copper and red during the autumn months. 


In August, prepare to be captivated by the spectacle of dark red and pink plumes adorning this grass, making it a standout feature in your garden. Pair it with other plants of autumn interest, such as Eupatorium and Sedum, for an even more stunning display. 


Thriving in full sun or partial shade, this perennial grass adapts to almost any soil type. With its semi-evergreen foliage, this Miscanthus variety adds a touch of green, yellow, and white to your landscape throughout the year. 


This clump-forming and tufted grass grows between 120 to 150 cm (4 to 5 ft) in height, with a spread of 60 to 90 cm (2 to 3 ft). Although it may take 2 to 5 years to reach its full growth potential, the wait will surely be worth it. 


Miscanthus sinensis Ferner Osten is fully hardy, making it resilient to various weather conditions. This herbaceous perennial closely resembles a grass-like structure, providing a unique aesthetic to your garden. 


With its multicoloured appearance, this plant plug adds a tropical touch to your indoor or outdoor space. It thrives under full sun exposure and boasts a fast growth rate. 

Miscanthus sinensis 'Ferner Osten'

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