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Cosmopolitan Miscanthus Maiden Grass

Beautiful Arching Variegated Grass

  • Light Pink Plumes from late Summer into Winter!
  • Plant in Mass for Stunning Look!
  • Easy to grow - grows in any soil!
  • Deer, Rabbit, Pollution, and Salt Tolerant
  • Pest and Disease Resistant
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Cosmopolitan Miscanthus Grass is a striking variegated grass with a lovely arching habit.  This fast growing grass adds rich texture, color, and appeal to your landscape.  Grasses are drought tolerant and low maintenance.  You don't have to put any effort in to caring for this easy to grow plant, and you will still be rewarded with a gorgeous plant that you will enjoy year after year.

Brilliant green leaves kissed with stripes of creamy white give this hardy grass an absolutely stunning look.  The foliage blades of Cosmopolitan Maiden Grass are thicker than other miscanthus varieties.  Light pink plumes emerge in late summer.  These flower tassels last well into winter offering months of interest!

Cosmopolitan 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 unique colors and upright habit of this grass adds vibrance to areas that are dull.  This grass is perfect for a rock or Zen garden!  Try this grass in a container for a stunning look everyone will admire!   Cosmopolitan Grass can grow up to 8 feet tall and 5 feet wide so give it some space to thrive at maturity.

Plant in full to part sun for best results.  Cosmopolitan Maiden Grass is adaptable to any soil, but prefers a moist, well-drained 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!

Order today before this beautiful grass sells out!

Additional Information

Shipping Restriction AZ
Grows in Zones 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Sunlight Full Sun, Part Sun, Part Shade
Soil Type Adaptable
Mature Height 6-8 Feet
Mature Width 4-5 Feet
Drought Tolerance Good
Fall Color Yellow
Bloom Color Orange
Botanical Name Miscanthus sinensis condensatus ‘Cosmopolitan’

How To Care for your new Cosmopolitan Miscanthus Maiden Grass

When planting your Cosmopolitan Grass choose the best location for this plant to thrive.  Be sure to plant this grass in growing zones 5 to 9.  This grass can grow in full sun to part shade.  Maiden grass is adaptable to a variety of soil, but prefers well-drained moist soil.

Water deeply once or twice weekly when newly planted (about 3 months) to help the roots grow properly.  After the first year this grass is drought tolerant and only rarely needs 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 this grass to 6 inches in late winter or early spring before new growth emerges.  

Cosmopolitan 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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Shipping charges on orders under $99 are calculated at checkout based on your location.

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

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The grasses looked wonderful when they arrived and were nicely packed. I would recommend this company and will be ordering from them again!
June 12, 2017
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To make a. Great large touch and minimize maintenance
LYSISTRATA A G on May 22, 2017
To make a. Great large touch and minimize maintenance
LYSISTRATA A G on May 22, 2017
Can I trim down if they get too tall during the season(now). Trim about a foot in height as they a 4' high now?
A shopper on Jul 5, 2017
BEST ANSWER: If you don't mind not having those perfect tips then go for it:) Trimming back about 1ft should be fine.
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