Xeriscape Plants

Plants listed here are found in the Riverfront Park Demonstration Garden along the Apple Capital Loop Trail in Wenatchee. Numbers refer to plant identification markers in the garden. Click on photos to enlarge and for more plant details.

Photo of Maiden hair 'gracillimus'

Maiden hair 'gracillimus' (Miscanthus sinensis "Gracillimus")

Plant type Ornamental Grass
Flower color Green
Flower season Fall
Plant size 6' H x 5' W
Hardiness Zones 5-9
Light preference Full sun to partial shade. (Best in full sun)
Winterizing instructions Foliage should be left standing throughout the winter for visual interest and crown protection. Cut back to appx. 6 inches in late-winter, early -spring, before new growth appears.
Additional comments Over time tends to die out in center. Can be divided, removing dead portions and replant.
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