24 July 2019
Miscanthus sinensis 'Boucle'
BROWN MEDAL OF PLANT NOVELTIES COMPETITION 2019
PRESS AWARD 2019
Fast-growing ornamental grass that forms high clumps. Topped with attractive, purple florets in the autumn. The plant grows up to 0.7-0.8 m in height, during flowering it reaches up to 1.1 m in height. The long, regularly tapering leaves are green with a white main vein. The ends of the leaves growing on the top of the blades take on a purple-burgundy shade. At the end of the summer, the plants form spherical, paniculate inflorescences, which in the first stage of development are extremely fleshy, heavily wrinkled, thick and purple-burgundy in color.
Grass resistant to lodging. Prefers fertile, moderately moist soils, sunny positions. Frost resistant cultivar (zone 5b) .
Grass recommended for growing in home gardens estate greenery and public areas.
Polish cultivar bred by Artur Maj, introduced to the market in 2019 by Daglezja Artur Maj Szkółka Roślin Ozdobnych.