Miscanthus sinensis 'Gracillimus'
- Common Name(s):
- Maiden grass
- Ornamental Grass
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.
- Sun to light shade
- 6-8 ft.
- Fine texture; upright to open; tends to weep or arch; rounded form
- Grows in a variety of soil types but prefers well drained soil; drought tolerant
- Large graceful fluffy panicles; burgundy to copper in fall; buff color in fall good cut flower
NCCES plant id: 622