Miscanthus sinensis 'Autumn Red'
More About Miscanthus sinensis 'Autumn Red'
- Green leaves gracefully arch on sturdy stalks, turning brilliant orange-red in the fall
- 'Autumn Red' has a softer textured leaf than most miscanthus
- Bloom Time: Summer
- Flower Type: Feathery panicles
- Flower Colour: Coral-pink changing to silver
- 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.
Autumn Red 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.
Miscanthus sinensis 'Autumn Red' Characteristics
Moist to Average
Landscape usesRoadside planting