Miscanthus sinensis 'Autumn Light'
Also called Japanese Silver Grass
More About Miscanthus sinensis 'Autumn Light'
- Narrow, long, arching green leaves with silver midribs turn gold in the fall
- Bloom Time: Early fall
- Flower Type: Feathery panicles
- Flower Colour: Red-bronze aging to creamy-white
- Flower Height: 225 cm
- Foliage Height: 150-175 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.
Autumn Light 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 'Autumn Light' Characteristics
Soil MoistureAverage to Dry Soils
Flowering TimeLt. Sum-Fall