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Miscanthus MYSTAL™ ‘Tiger Tail’

Miscanthus sinensis


Our Mystal Miscanthus collection has earned the praise of consumers because these plants are easy to grow and add height, texture, and a variety of colors to the landscape and containers. Industry experts are fans as well, as the collection continues to pick up awards for performance, distinction, and beauty.

Miscanthus sinensis MYSTAL™ ‘Tiger Tail’ features bold horizontal variegation that stands out strong in the landscape. The plants have substantially heavier flower power than traditional varieties.

Plant Notes / Description

  • Zone 4 (-30°F or -34°C)
  • Flowerheads are silky bronze in color, drying to russet fall tones, attractive if left uncut throughout
    the winter months
  • Tight clumping habit 5-7’ x 3-4’
  • Bloom Time July-October
  • US Patent Status: PP 21,788
PK Sheet
USDA Zone: 4 - 9
Height: 60 to 84-inches
152 to 213-centimeters
Spread: 24 to 48-inches
61 to 122-centimeters
Seasons: Summer, Autumn
Foliage Colors: Variegated
Light Levels: Sun
Growth Habit: Upright-arching
Usage: Containers, Mass landscape planting, Modern landscape, Privacy screen
Patent Status: PP 21,788
Origin: Germany

Grower Culture

Media: Well-draining media
pH: 5.8pH to 6.3pH
Fertilization: Low | 100 ppm
Light: High
Water: Moderate to Moist
Growing Temp Day: 70°F to 75°F | 21°C to 21°C
Growing Temp Night: 55°F to 60°F | 13°C to 13°C
Pinching: No - Prune as needed
Crop Timing from Rooted Liners:
1-gallon: 8 to 12-weeks with 1 ppp
3-gallon: 12 to 16-weeks with 1 ppp
Other Varieties
in the Collection:
Miscanthus MYSTAL™ ‘Little Miss’
Miscanthus MYSTAL™ ‘Fire Dragon’
Miscanthus MYSTAL™ ‘Gentle Breeze’