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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

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:

4

Height:

100-150 cm

Spread:

80-100 cm

Colour:

Coral,Silver
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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

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

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average

Attributes

Fall Color

Flowering Time

Fall
Lt. Sum-Fall
Summer

Habit

Clumping
Upright

Foliage Color

Gray

Landscape uses

Roadside planting
Screening (privacy)
Specimen

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