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Miscanthus capensis : fact sheet

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Species name:
Miscanthus capensis
Common names:
Dabagrass ,Ruigtegras ,Silver Grass
Description:
Dabagrass Clump-forming

Plant area

Source:
Indigenous to RSA
Endemic to:
RSA-Fynbos/Strandveld-Winter Rain ,RSA-Fynbos/Strandveld-Year Round Rain ,RSA-East Coast Semi-arid Scrub - Year Round/Summer Rain ,RSA-East Coastal Belt - Summer Rain ,RSA-Bushveld - Summer Rain ,RSA-Karoo Succulent - Winter/Summer Rain ,RSA-Karoo Nama - Summer Rain ,RSA-High Veld Grasslands/Montane - Summer Rain

Plant size and micro-climate

Height:
Less than 80cm
Width:
Less than 50cm
Sun:
Full sun
Water:
Likes dampness
Hadiness:
Hardy
Coast friendly:
Yes

Plant appearance and usage

Type:
Grass/Flax/Sedge
Usage:
Home Water Garden ,Traditional Medicine ,Attract Birds
Fruit:
Inconspicuous or No Fruit
Flowers:
Redish/Pinkish/Maroon/Scarlet Tones ,Flowers Particularly Attractive
Flower season:
Summer (Nov.-Feb.)
Features:
Usually grown as a Perennial
Foliage:
Evergreen ,Leaves strap/grass/sedge/flax/-Ornamental ,Foliage Particularly Attractive

Plant suppliers

Good Hope Gardens Nursery

Cape Town
cell: 082 8250913
tel: 021 7809299
email: fynbosplants@xsinet.co.za
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Twinstreams

Mtunzini
cell: 083 630 6466, 083 643 1319
tel: 035 340 7017
email: jon@twinstreams.co.za
Retail stock