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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

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:

100-120 cm

Spread:

100-150 cm

Colour:

Red,White
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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

Full Sun
Full Sun
Attracts Birds
Attracts Birds
Fast
Fast
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Cut Flower/Foliage
Cut Flower/Foliage
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Heat Tolerant
Heat Tolerant
Dried Flower/Foliage
Dried Flower/Foliage

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Average to Dry Soils

Attributes

Fall Color

Flowering Time

Lt. Sum-Fall
Fall

Habit

Clumping
Upright

Foliage Color

Green (dark)

Landscape uses

Screening (privacy)
Specimen

 Suitable Substitutions for Miscanthus sinensis 'Arabesque'

Miscanthus sinensis 'Sirene'

Miscanthus sinensis 'Sirene'

Sirene Japanese Silver Grass