Miscanthus sinensis 'Arabesque'
Also called Dwarf Maiden Grass
More About Miscanthus sinensis 'Arabesque'
- Forms a clump of arching leaves with silver midribs
- Grass turns golden-brown in the fall, remaining through the winter
- Bloom Time: Late summer
- Flower Type: Feathery panicles
- Flower Colour: Silvery-red turning to white
- Flower Height: 150 cm
- Foliage Height: 125 cm
- Grass Type: Warm Season
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.
Arabesque 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 in spring to make way for new growth.
Miscanthus sinensis 'Arabesque' Characteristics
Average to Dry Soils
Flowering TimeLt. Sum-Fall
Foliage ColorGreen (dark)
Landscape usesScreening (privacy)