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Miscanthus sinensis (Chinese Silver Grass)

Adding drama and powerful structure to the landscape, Miscanthus sinensis (Chinese Silver Grass) are fabulous ornamental grasses that should have a spot in any garden. Traditionally used in Japan in decorative art and gardens, Miscanthus made a royal entrance into occidental gardens about a century ago, thanks to the spectacular feathery plumes towering above their graceful arching foliage and their year-long interest in the garden.

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Best Chinese Silver Grasses for Your Garden (Miscanthus sinensis)

Here is a selection of the best and most distinctive Chinese Silver Grasses that could become the highlight of your garden!

Native Plants, Invasive Plants, Miscanthus sinensis,  Chinese Silver Grass, Eulalia, Chinese Plume Grass, Zebra Grass, Eulaliagrass

Native Plant Alternatives to Miscanthus sinensis (Chinese Silver Grass)

Miscanthus sinensis (Chinese Silver Grass) is listed in the Invasive Plant Atlas of the United States. The federal government has estimated that nearly 25 percent of the 20,000 plant species native to North America are at risk of extinction, many of these through habitat loss. You can help reverse this trend by planting great native plants in your garden.

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Landscaping with Miscanthus sinensis (Chinese Silver Grass)

While all grasses produce flowers, Miscanthus are amongst those that draw attention and get the "wow" effect. Among the easiest ornamental grasses to grow, there is a Miscanthus variety for almost every garden use.

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