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Miscanthus 'Andante'

Andante Maiden Grass

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Item #: 5209

Zones: 5a to 9b

Dormancy: Winter

Height: 90" tall

Culture: Sun

Origin: China

Pot Size: 2 qt. (1.9 L)

This superb Kurt Bluemel introduction has become our favorite miscanthus to use as a large specimen in the garden. The green leaves, with a pronounced central stripe, are arranged to give the effect of a lovely weeping habit and the sturdy 7'+ clumps of Miscanthus 'Andante' are topped from late summer through fall with a stunning plume display. Because of the rebloom trait, we suspect Miscanthus transmorrisonensis to be the daddy. This is one of those deer-resistant grasses that you simply can't appreciate until you see it in person...a real winner. In our trials, this has not produced any stray garden seedlings.