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Miscanthus sinensis 'Gracillimus'

Common Name(s):
Maiden grass
Category:
Ornamental Grass
Comment:

Medium green, narrow leaves with white midrib; slender weeping leaves; copper orange to almond fall color; tends to flop with shade, excess moisture, or high fertility; one of the last grasses to flower.

Wildlife Value: This plant is highly resistant to deer grazing.

Light:
Sun to light shade
Height:
6-8 ft.
Zones:
5-9
Form:
Fine texture; upright to open; tends to weep or arch; rounded form
Soil:
Grows in a variety of soil types but prefers well drained soil; drought tolerant
Inflorescence:
Large graceful fluffy panicles; burgundy to copper in fall; buff color in fall good cut flower
Tags:
cpp, resistant, deer, deer resistant, drought tolerant

NCCES plant id: 622

Miscanthus sinensis 'Gracillimus' Miscanthus sinensis 'Gracillimus'