- Common Name(s):
- Flame grass
- Ornamental Grass
Gray-green foliage with red tinge turns red-orange in fall gradually darkening to burgundy; gradually spreads by rhizomes; sometimes listed as Miscanthus sinensis var. purpurescens.
Wildlife Value: This plant is highly resistant to deer grazing.
- Sun to light shade
- 4-5 ft.
- Compact; upright
- Grows in a variety of soil types but prefers well drained soil; not drought tolerant
- Early flowering; narrow, vertical with few branches; opens with slight pink tints; drys silvery
NCCES plant id: 618