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Miscanthus sinensis 'Huron Sunrise'

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More About Miscanthus sinensis 'Huron Sunrise'

  • Green leaves with silver midribs arch gracefully on sturdy upright stems
  • Foliage turns a golden colour in the fall and remains through the winter
  • Bloom Time: August to October
  • Flower Type: Feathery panicles
  • Flower Colour: Burgundy
  • Flower Height: 175 cm
  • Foliage Height: 100-125 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:

100-175 cm

Spread:

90-100 cm

Colour:

Burgundy
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Huron Sunrise Maiden Grass Growing and Maintenance Tips

Plants should be divided, in the 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 'Huron Sunrise' Characteristics

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

Soil Moisture

Moist to Average
Well-drained
Average to Dry Soils

Attributes

Fall Color

Flowering Time

Fall
Lt. Sum-Fall
Summer

Habit

Clumping
Upright
Vase-shape

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Screening (privacy)
Specimen

 Suitable Substitutions for Miscanthus sinensis 'Huron Sunrise'

Miscanthus sinensis 'Nippon'

Miscanthus sinensis 'Nippon'

Nippon Maiden Grass