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Miscanthus sinensis ‘Malepartus’

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2m high

Miscanthus sinensis  ‘Malepartus’ | Freston, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP9
Pot Size
4 litres

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Common names

Eulalia 'Malepartus', Chinese Silver Grass


Miscanthus sinensis ‘Malepartus’ (Eulalia 'Malepartus'). This is a grass with grey-green arching leaves with white midribs, and prolific, pink-tinged feathery flower heads opening in late summer, which age to silver. Foliage turns orange to yellow in the autumn.


Cut down to the ground in late winter before the new foliage appears. Protect from very wet conditions in winter. Can tolerate coastal conditions.

Interest and use

Use as an architectural plant in borders, containers and in coastal plantings.

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Miscanthus sinensis  ‘Malepartus’ | Freston, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP9 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019
  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessHardy (min -10°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile
  • WaterSemi-moist

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Freston, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP9
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