Miscanthus sinensis 'Purpurascens'

Red Leafed Miscanthus


Photo courtesy of Walters Gardens, Inc.

  • One of the best Miscanthus varieties available
  • Gray-green leaves early in the season become orange-red in fall
  • Red tinted seed heads in late summer open to white panicle
Border or Bed
Border or Bed
Container
Container
Cut Flower/ Foliage
Cut Flower/ Foliage
Dried Flower/ Foliage
Dried Flower/ Foliage
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Mass Planting
Mass Planting
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant



Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Easy to grow in most soil types and does not require good drainage.  Divide grass in spring or early summer.


Height: 4-6 ft
Spread: 2-3 ft
Price Level 1: $19.99 ea.~#2
Bloom Color: White
Zone: 4-8
 

Additional Characteristics & Attributes:


Attributes:

  • Container
  • Low Maintenance
  • Mass Planting
  • Cut Flower/ Foliage
  • Focal Point
  • Border or Bed
  • Dried Flower/ Foliage

Critter Resistance:

  • Deer Resistant

Exposure:

  • Full Sun

Habit:

  • Upright
  • Mounding

Foliage Color:

  • Green

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Summer