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2. Prepare your soil by clearing the area of all existing growth.
3. Mix the Wildflower seeds with sand for better visibility.
4. After spreading the seed, we recommend compressing the seed into the soil.
5. After planting, give the area a good water.
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Gracillimus is a superb selection of Chinese Maidenhair grass that blooms with a massive display of copper colored flowers in late summer. The seedheads age to white giving the grass a wonderful look in fall and early winter.
Flat of 9 plants will cover 27 square feet when planted together
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(2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)
misanthropic sinews is gracillimus
By m j ross
from West Chicago Illinois
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Comments about High Country Gardens Miscanthus sinensis Gracillimus:
once planted it just died and never came back. very upsetting .
Bottom Line No, I would not recommend this to a friend
Merchant response: Hi m j ross,We are so sad to hear your Miscanthus didn't make it! We are not sure what may have happened but please know that we are truly committed to your success which is why we fully guarantee all of our products up to a year from the day your order has shipped. We encourage you to give us a call to discuss how your grass was planted so one of our friendly representatives can help troubleshoot the issue and help you make a plan so you can get the results you paid for!Happy Gardening!
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(1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)
Disappointing in its first year
from Golden CO
This was planted last Spring. While its roots grew there has been little top growth. This Spring it will be moved in an attempt to help it thrive.
Merchant response: Hi Gardenzoo,We are sorry to hear about your disappointment. Often our perennials won't show much new growth the first year in the ground as they are established to their new home. We are confident that you'll be surprised by this spring's growth. However, if you find that you are still feeling disappointed, please contact us as we do fully guarantee all to out products up to a year from the day your order has shipped. Our gardening experts are available to help 6 days a week for any questions or concerns you may have. Happy Gardening!
SUCH A GORGEOUS PLANT! I was sad to lose it.
from North of Grants Pass, Oregon - Hugo
Unfortunately, the ground squirrels seemed to kill it at the end of summer. I'm still keeping an eye on it.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
(8 of 9 customers found this review helpful)
Just be careful...
By christie butterfly gal
from Arcadia, CA
I love this plant, plumes are spectacular and in winter they curl!I actually saw it in Union Square, NY first and called the maintenance people to find out what plant it was.My garden looked fabulous the plants took off in heavy clay soil... con: It spread and plants were popping up everywhere. I dug starters out for 3 years. Sadly I took them all out.
(4 of 7 customers found this review helpful)
Small,but mighty plant
from Spokane Washington
After six month, the plant continues to grow, but is so small (3"x 3") I wonder how it will ever resemble the catalog picture.
Merchant response: Hi None,We are sad to hear of your disappointment. Depending on the perennial, most of our perennials take an average of 3 years to reach full maturity. Often our perennials won't show much top growth the first year in the ground as they are establishing to their new home. We do hope you'll keep us posted on the progress of your grass. We are confident you'll be surprised by the growth this spring! If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to call, email or live chat us. We are always eager to help!Happy Gardening!
(12 of 12 customers found this review helpful)
By Grass Maven
from Sun City, CA
This is another colorful grass that is still showing its copper hued flowers in early December. My poor draining, clay soil is not stopping it from flowering vigorously and even with the drought and very little water the plant is thriving. This is a very healthy plant that started growing immediately when planted and showed flowers within a few weeks.
To determine if a plant is sufficiently cold hardy, the USDA created numbered zones indicating winter low temperatures; the lower the zone number the colder the winter.
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