Ornamental Grasses: Miscanthus sinensis 'Kleine Fontaine'
Botanical name: Miscanthus sinensis 'Kleine Fontaine'
Common name: Miscanthus, 'Kleine Fontaine'
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Miscanthus 'Kleine Fontaine' bears wonderful tawny beige, columnar seed heads atop strong vertical stems. Tidy clumping form with slightly arching medium green foliage. A German cultivar which translates to 'Compact Fountain.' Prefers full sun, and moist but well-drained soil. Can tolerate dry conditions. Cut back in spring. Free standing specimens within mixed or herbaceous borders. Waterside planting, screening. Cuts well. The seed heads look great all winter. Species native to South East Asia.