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Striped pale or white banding on a dark background, ie, Miscanthus zebrinus.
Despite the torrential rains and wind, the ornamental grasses are still swaying and overlording the garden. Miscanthus, panicums, Calamagrostis varieties are still in flower and providing structure and movement and colour. Interspersed with red
Just as the late perennials are disappearing my miscanthus grasses are coming into their own. They will usually hold their flowers through the winter to make an impact. They come in a variety of foliage colours and variegation plus autumn tints
reed grass, Calamagrostis x acutiflora 'Karl Foerster'Plant profile of variegated maiden grass, Miscanthus sinensis 'Cabaret'
Cut back ornamental miscanthus grass before new shoots start developingTrim back ivy and Virginia creeper from around windows and gutteringClear away dead foliage from perennials, chop it up and add to the compost heapRemove weeds from borders
? Beware! Grasses are addictive. Thanks all for your advice, I dont have a picture but i think it is a type of miscanthus grass, if that helps. Ok, miscanthus tough n easy. They are warm season grasses meaning they start growth early in spring. As said
piles of flowerpots and debrisRaise patio containers on feet or bricksAvoid walking on lawns covered with heavy frostAround the gardenCut back ornamental miscanthus grassTrim back ivy and Virginia creeper Clear away dead foliage from perennials
I have a large number of miscanthus, molinias and pennisetums. I love them all - but they're looking very tatty - and I'm dying to cut them down! Some experts say "do it in February before the new growth starts, so you don't damage anything". Others