Autumn Red Maiden Grass

Autumn Red Maiden Grass

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Miscanthus sinensis x purpuraxcens 'Autumn Red' SOLD OUT

Medium green blades with a reddish tinge which gradually develop further reddish hues as summer progresses, eventually turning a brilliant orange-red in fall. Foliage gradually darkens to an attractive burgundy by winter. Tiny reddish-tinged flowers appear in tassel-like inflorescences above the foliage in late summer, gradually turning into creamy white plumes by fall as the seeds mature. Matures at 3-4 feet in height rarely reaching 5 feet tall with a spread of about 3 feet. Hardy zones 5-9.

 

Ornamental Characteristics
Category Perennial grass
foliage Type Dormant in winter
Height 2-4 ft
Spread 1-4 ft
Shape Clump-forming
Primary foliage Color Green, purplish bronze
Seasonal foliage Color
Flowering Season Summer
Flower Color White
Berries
Environmental Characteristics
Growth Rate Moderate
Sun Preferences Full Sun
Water Preferences Well -drained soil
Cold Hardiness Zone