Features and uses:
The Miscanthus sinensis Red Chief
is an interesting ornamental grass in the Greggio Vivai collection. It belongs to the Poaceae family and originates from China and Japan.
What are the advantages
of this graminacea? Certainly the color of the inflorescence, brown bronze ears
that grow on long erect stems. Its leaves appear as a compact and erect tuft, they are long, thready and slightly reclining in the final green part.
The Miscanthus sin. Red Chief has an average growth
and its height reaches approximately 1 m .; in fertile soils and under optimal conditions it could grow a bit more.
It can be defined as a very handy grass
, as it can be planted in sunny or shaded places, also does not need any special care
, it is not necessary to write on the agenda to irrigate or fertilize and just one pruning
at the end of winter to remove the leaves dry and leave room for the new vegetation.
Absolutely recommended for those who do not have time for the garden
, but still want to enjoy a tidy green area, colorful and why not ... even relaxing, thanks to the lightness of the leaves and the inflorescence.
Additionally, mixing this Miscanthus cultivar with other graminaceae that possess the same general characteristics, it will be possible to create natural and exciting environments with colors and heights. Examples are the Carex Oshimensis Evergold
, the Leymus arenarius, the Chasmanthium River Mist