Flame Grass - Miscanthus sinensis purpurascens

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Bright orange-red foliage in fall stays attractive during the winter. Showy silvery plumes rise 30cm (12") over the foliage in summer and winter. Excellent accent, specimen plant or in Container. Plumes can be used as a cut flower in dried arrangements.

Water Needs: 
Moderate
Foliage Color: 
Green
Flower Attributes: 
Cut Flowers
Dried Flowers
Long Bloom Time
Landscape Uses: 
Border
Container
Mass Planting
Specimen
Garden Styles: 
Cottage
Edible
Modern
Traditional
Zen
Light Needs: 
Full Sun
Plant Types: 
Height: 
48-60"
Spread: 
24-36"
Flower Colors: 
White
Flower Seasons: 
Fall
Special Features: 
Deer Resistant
Fall Colour
Rabbit Resistant
Winter Interest
Growth Habits: 
Upright
Cold Hardiness: 
Zone 3
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Prefers moist well drained soils. Feed in spring with an all purpose fertilizer prior to new growth starting. Cutback early in the spring after enjoying the plumes throughout the winter. Divide every few years to promote new growth and plant vigor.

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