Autumn Red Maiden Grass
Miscanthus sinensis x purpuraxcens 'Autumn Red'
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.
|Foliage Type||Dormant in winter|
|Height||2' - 4'|
|Spread||1' - 4'|
|Primary Foliage Color||Green, purplish bronze|
|Seasonal Foliage Color|
|Sun Preferences||Full Sun|
|Water Preferences||Average - ensure planting area provides adequate drainage|
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