name: "Silver Feather Grass"
Latin name: Miscanthus sinensis 'Silberfeder'
Elevation to: 8500'
Growth habit: Upright clump
Max height: 6' - 7'
Spread: 36" - 48" Flowers: Yes, August Flower type: Plume above
plant Native to area: No
"Silver Feather Grass" will grow into a large
specimen that requires a large amount of space. Occasionally the
grass may flop
if allowed to get to dry in periods of heavy wind.
Plant Silver Feather Grass in fertile, well drained soil in
full sun. It grows well in the foothills.
Propagation: Silver Feather Grass an be grown from seed if you want to wait
forever to grow a specimen plant. For much quicker growth
purchase pre-started plants at your local Garden Center. Although
difficult to dig, plants may be divided in the spring.