• ECG-1796-Miscanthus_Bandwidth

Bandwidth Japanese Silver Ornamental Grass

Non-fertile grass with striking variegated foliage

Botanical Name:

Miscanthus sinensis 'NCMS2B' PP29,460, CPBR6081

Habit: Upright

Height: 25-36"

Spread: 18-36"

Hardiness Zone: 5-9

What's my zone?

Ornamental Grasses & Sedges

Green, Yellow


Mix of Sun & Shade


A short, banded and infertile Miscanthus, Bandwidth is a great choice for any sunny garden. Gold bands cut across its green upright leaf blades creating a striking accent. Bandwidth is a tough, non-invasive and rust-resistent ornamental grass that is also deer resistant.


Part of the WorryFree® Non-invasive Collection. Learn more at worryfreeplants.com 

Bred at North Carolina State University.  Introduced by Darwin Perennials.  Photos courtesy of Emerald Coast Growers. Certified in 2019.

Plant Characteristics


  • Great Garden Performance
  • Reliable Consumer Success
  • Easy to Grow
  • Low Maintenance
  • Multi-Season Interest
  • Improvement Over Existing Selections
  • Long Blooming

Special Features

  • Cool & Unique
  • Disease Resistant
  • Pest / Insect Resistant
  • Heat Tolerant
  • Cold Tolerant
  • Salt Tolerant
  • Fragrant Blooms
  • Cut / Dried Flowers
  • Cut Foliage/Stems


  • Small, Urban Yards
  • Kid & Pet Friendly
  • Great in Containers
  • Edible Garden
  • Privacy Screening
  • Erosion Control
  • Wet Areas
  • Climbing

Wildlife & Environment

  • Attracts Pollinators
  • Attracts Butterflies / Hummingbirds
  • Deer Resistant
  • Non-Invasive
  • Low Water Usage / Drought Tolerant
  • Native / Nativar

What's my hardiness zone?

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Zipcode 29201
Zone 8
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Canadian Hardiness Zone Information