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Miscanthus sinensis 'Autumn Anthem'

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More About Miscanthus sinensis 'Autumn Anthem' (PP27411)

  • Forms a ball-shaped clump of arching leaves with silver midribs
  • Grass turns golden-brown in late fall, remaining through the winter
  • Bloom Time: Late summer
  • Flower Type: Feathery panicles
  • Flower Colour: Burgundy-red turning to white
  • Flower Height: 165 cm
  • Foliage Height: 150 cm
  • Grass Type: Warm Season

Interesting Notes:

Warm Season Grasses: These grasses are much slower starting in the spring. They do not push new growth until temperatures warm in early to midsummer. They flower later in the summer or fall with most blooms remaining into the winter. Most warm season grasses tolerate heat, humidity and drought; some even thrive in these conditions.

 

Zone:

5

Height:

150-165 cm

Spread:

150 cm

Colour:

Burgundy,Purple (deep),Cream

Autumn Anthem Maiden Grass Growing and Maintenance Tips

Plants should be divided, in spring, every few years, to maintain freshness. Foliage can be left standing all winter, however, it should be pruned early to mid-spring to make way for new growth.

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Miscanthus sinensis 'Autumn Anthem' (PP27411) Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Attracts Birds
Attracts Birds
Fast
Fast
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Dried Flower/Foliage
Dried Flower/Foliage
Heat Tolerant
Heat Tolerant
Cut Flower/Foliage
Cut Flower/Foliage
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Rock garden
Rock garden

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Medium

Flowering Time

Lt. Sum-Fall
Fall
Winter

Habit

Clumping
Upright

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Screening (privacy)
Border/edging

 Suitable Substitutions for Miscanthus sinensis 'Autumn Anthem'