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Miscanthus sinensis 'Fire Dragon'

More About Miscanthus sinensis 'Fire Dragon'

  • Upright habit of green foliage
  • Transforms into intensifying colors of fiery-orange during fall
  • Soft, silvery plumes and scarlet foliage give ‘Fire Dragon’ a dramatic fire and smoke effect

Zone:

4

Height:

180-215 cm

Spread:

90-120 cm

Colour:

Cream
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Fire Dragon 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 'Fire Dragon' Characteristics

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

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average

Attributes

Fall Color

Flowering Time

Lt. Sum-Fall
Fall
Summer

Habit

Clumping
Upright

Foliage Color

Yellow
Orange
Red
Multi-coloured

Landscape uses

Roadside planting
Screening (privacy)
Border/edging