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Miscanthus sinensis 'Oktoberfest'

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Miscanthus sinensis 'Oktoberfest' - Oktoberfest - Photo courtesy of Walters Gardens, Inc.

Miscanthus sinensis 'Oktoberfest' - Oktoberfest - Photo courtesy of Walters Gardens, Inc.

More About Miscanthus sinensis 'Oktoberfest' (PP27074)

  • Wide green leaves with a silver midrib arch gracefully on sturdy upright stems
  • Foliage turns shades of red and purple in early autumn
  • Bloom Time: September to November
  • Flower Type: Feathery panicles
  • Flower Colour: Red turning silvery-white
  • Flower Height: 175 cm
  • Foliage Height: 200 cm
  • Grass Type: Warm Season

Zone:

5

Height:

175-200 cm

Spread:

150 cm

Colour:

Burgundy,Purple (deep),Cream
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Oktoberfest 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 'Oktoberfest' (PP27074) Characteristics

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

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average

Flowering Time

Fall
Lt. Sum-Fall
Summer

Habit

Clumping
Upright

Foliage Color

Red
Multi-coloured
Purple
Green

Landscape uses

Screening (privacy)
Border/edging
Roadside planting

 Suitable Substitutions for Miscanthus sinensis 'Oktoberfest'

Miscanthus sinensis 'Malepartus'

Miscanthus sinensis 'Malepartus'

Malepartus Maiden Grass