Adagio Miscanthus Maiden Grass

This Flowering Dwarf Grass is a Must Have!

  • Accents areas of your landscape that need a little "something"
  • Plant in groups of 3 or 5 for a look you'll love
  • Great silvery-green color and unique texture
  • Bronze-Pink to White plumes bloom from late summer through winter!
  • So easy to grow!
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Are you looking for a plant that is easy to maintain, but still adds distinctive color and texture?  The Adagio Miscanthus is a dwarf grass that is prized for these features and many more!

Bronze-pink plumes pop up around August.  As they age these tassle-like blooms fade to white.  Plumes last throughout winter.  Yes!  Blooms for over half of the year!  The foliage is a lively silvery-green, the perfect backdrop for the lovely, lush plumes.  The Adagio Maiden grass certainly isn't short on texture...or color!  In autumn the foliage blades take on shades of yellow, orange, red.

Adagio Maiden Grass works great in mass plantings or by itself.  It is perfect for an accent in any type of garden or mixed bed. The flowing habit and unique colors and textures soften areas of the landscape as well as bring vibrance to areas that are dull.  Try this grass in a container for a really cool look everyone will admire!  Junipers, physocarpus, hollies and arborvitae are attractive companion plants.  Adagio Miscanthus grow to about 5 feet tall (with plumes) and 3 to 4 feet wide.  Plant 5 feet apart to give each plant plenty of room to grow.

Plant in full to part sun for best results.  Maiden Grass is adaptable to any well-draining soil.  This hardy grass is pest and disease resistant AND deer, rabbit, pollution, and salt tolerant!  This tough plant even thrives in urban and coastal areas!

You will love watching Adagio Miscanthus grass transform the look of your landscape!

Additional Information

Shipping Restriction AZ
Grows in Zones 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Sunlight Full Sun, Part Sun
Soil Type Adaptable, Well-drained
Mature Height 3-4 Feet
Mature Width 3-4 Feet
Drought Tolerance Good
Fall Color Orange
Bloom Color Pink
Botanical Name Miscanthus sinensis 'Adagio'

How To Care for your new Adagio Miscanthus Maiden Grass

When planting your Adagio Miscanthus Grass choose the best location for this plant to thrive.  Be sure to plant this grass in growing zones 5 to 9.  This grass grows best in full to part sun.  Miscanthus is adaptable to a variety of soil as long as the soil is well drained.

Water deeply once or twice weekly when newly planted (about 3 months) to help the roots grow properly.  After the first year Miscanthus grasses are extrememly drought tolerant and only rarely need water.  Water thoroughly in extreme heat, especially in the first summer.  Fertilize lightly with a slow release, balanced fertilizer in spring for optimal growth.  Prune back your Miscanthus to about 4-6 inches in late winter or early spring before new growth emerges.  

Miscanthus grass is extremely hardy as well as pest and disease resistant.  It is also deer, rabbit, pollution, and salt tolerant.


Planting Directions

Step 1:

Unpack all of your plants right away! Look for the perfect location. Make sure you are planting in the correct light conditions.

Step 2:

Dig a hole twice the width of the root ball. Position your plant in the hole. Make sure the top of the root ball is slightly higher than the original grade of the bed. Also check to make sure it is straight from all sides.

Step 3:

Fill up hole with water before placing new plant in hole in order to saturate the surrounding soil.  Once the water is absorbed place your plant in the hole and water thoroughly.  


Planting a shrub digging the hole

Step 4:

Mix the potting soil and the soil removed from the hole. Start by backfilling soil around the root ball. Carefully pack in the soil to remove any air pockets. Water plant thoroughly again until the soil will not hold any more water. This will ensure that your new plant will be a success.

Step 5:

Fertilize around your plant with the amount recommended on the package. Our special Fertilizer contains all of the nutrients to keep your plants growing and healthy. Repeat every 3 months.

Step 6:

Finish up by mulching around your new plant.  Apply 1-2 inches of mulch around the plant and plant bed. Mulch will help keep the soil moist and keep weeds out.

Step 7:

Keep watered with a hose every 2-3 days for 2 weeks. This is critical for plant survival. In the third week, begin to water as needed depending on the weather. Always check by placing your finger under the mulch to see if the soil is moist.


Shipping and Delivery

Most orders ship next business day.  Please allow 1-3 business day to process and pack your order for shipping.  View the shipping map below.  Please note that shipping times on the map below are not guaranteed.  

West coast orders on plants will be held until the following Monday to prevent additional transit time on sensitive plants.  Your plants will be carefully packaged and shipped using Fedex, UPS, or USPS.   

You will receive a confirmation via email when the carrier picks up your shipment.  Delivery emails are also sent when your package arrives.  As soon as your package arrives, It is important to open your boxes and water your new plants thoroughly.

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Each plant is carefully hand selected and packaged making sure that they will arrive ready to plant! 

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Adagio Miscanthus Maiden Grass
The plants arrived within a few days of my order and were very healthy and much bigger than I anticipated. They look great and I am very happy with my purchase
October 3, 2017
3 weeks ago
Huge and Healthy!
Grand shopping experience and plant!
September 27, 2017
1 month ago
My husband really likes these he put these by his pond
March 18, 2017
7 months ago
Plants araived in safe healthy packaging and to my surprise in damp soil. The plants were so fresh, I couldn't be happier! Great job, The Planting Tree!
August 15, 2017
2 months ago
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I liked the reviews I have read about this plant, the coloring and heat/drought tolerant. Not to mention deer resistant. Had to try it
Pamela T on Aug 18, 2017
To put around my little well!!!
Heather A on Mar 11, 2017
I liked the reviews I have read about this plant, the coloring and heat/drought tolerant. Not to mention deer resistant. Had to try it
Pamela T on Aug 18, 2017
Michael Z on May 8, 2017
To put around my little well!!!
Heather A on Mar 11, 2017
Hope to landscape my hellstrip - first plant on the list!
Sharon S on Feb 24, 2017
Michael Z on May 8, 2017
Hope to landscape my hellstrip - first plant on the list!
Sharon S on Feb 24, 2017
What is the difference in Adagio & Morning light Maiden Grass?
A shopper on Mar 14, 2017
BEST ANSWER: They are different varieties of the same plant so they are pretty similar. The Morning Light is a bit wider than it is tall at maturity. The plumes are a bit different in color too. They are both great hardy grasses. You can't wrong with either variety.
donna on Jun 16, 2017
BEST ANSWER: We recommend pruning it back to about 6 inches, but you don't have to. The new growth will come from the roots each spring
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