Miscanthus sinensis ‘Purpurascens’

Flame Grass
Plant Type

Grass-like, Shrub

Evergreen-Deciduous

Deciduous

Overall Mature Size

Small

Mature Height & Spread

3-4′ x 6′

Exposure

Full Sun, partial Shade

Water

Medium Water

Flower Color

Red

Bloom Time

Summer, Fall, Winter

Special Features

Deer Resistant, Desert Conditions, Fall Colors, Low Water Use

Container Sizes

#1, #5

Natural Growth Habit

Upright, Clumping

Sunset Garden Zones

2-24

Minimum USDA Hardiness Zone

5-9

Attractive grey-green leaves turn a lovely bright red-orange in fall adding drama to a winter garden. Upright clump to 3-4′ Silvery plumes to 6′ turning a bronzy color in fall. Seed heads attract and feed birds.

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