|1||15C+||Indoor||Grow as a houseplant or under heated glass.|
|2||10 to 15C+||Indoor / Outdoor||Grow indoors, or outdoors in summer in a sheltered spot|
|3||5 to 10C||Tender||Grow outdoors in summer, and in a heated glasshouse in winter.|
|4||1 to 5C||Tender||Grow outdoors or under glass without risk of frost.|
|5||-5 to 1C||Half-Hardy||Hardy in coastal/mild/sheltered areas. Will not tolerate hard/sudden frost. May require winter protection in situ. such as fleece or straw mulch.|
|6||-10 to -5C||Hardy||May suffer at altitude, central/northerly locations, harsh winters, cold gardens and when grown in pots.|
|7||-15 to -10C+||Hardy||Will survive most severe winters but may be at risk in central/northerly locations and in pots. Top growth may be destroyed but will usually re-grow.|
|8||-20 to -15C||Hardy||Will survive severe winter, but may need protection when grown in pots.|
|9||-20C & Colder||Very Hardy / Hardy||in the severest European climates.|
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Originating from S.E. Asia
Very narrow, curved leaves with white midribs form a compact vase-shaped mound. Gracillimus is one of the oldest cultivars of Miscanthus and remains extremely popular. Although reluctant to flower in the UK, its elegant foliage alone provides really good architectural interest. The leaves turn an attractive bronze in autumn.
Grow in moist but well-drained soil in sun. Cut back to ground level in spring.
Height and spread after 1 – 2 years 75m x 50cm
Mature height and spread after 3 – 4 years 1.8m x 1.2m