Autumn Red Maiden Grass

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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.


Ornamental Characteristics
Category Perennial grass
Foliage Type Dormant in winter
Height 2'  - 4'
Spread 1' - 4'
Shape Clump-forming
Primary Foliage Color Green, purplish bronze
Seasonal Foliage Color
Flowering Season Summer
Flower Color White
Environmental Characteristics
Growth Rate Moderate
Sun Preferences Full Sun
Water Preferences Average - ensure planting area provides adequate drainage
Cold Hardiness Zone