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Miscanthus sinensis 'Red-silver' (Rotsilber)

More About Miscanthus sinensis Red-silver ('Rotsilber')

  • Green leaves with a silver midrib arch gracefully on sturdy upright stems
  • Foliage turns an orange-maroon in the fall
  • Bloom Time: August to November
  • Flower Type: Feathery panicles
  • Flower Colour: Wine-red turning to silvery-white
  • Flower Height: 175 cm
  • Foliage Height: 125-150 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:

125-175 cm

Spread:

100-125 cm

Colour:

Red
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Red-silver 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 Red-silver ('Rotsilber') 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

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average
Average to Dry Soils

Attributes

Fall Color

Flowering Time

Fall
Lt. Sum-Fall
Summer

Habit

Clumping
Upright

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Screening (privacy)
Specimen

 Suitable Substitutions for Miscanthus sinensis 'Red-silver' (Rotsilber)

Miscanthus sinensis 'Huron Sunrise'

Miscanthus sinensis 'Huron Sunrise'

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Miscanthus sinensis 'Ferner Osten'

Miscanthus sinensis 'Ferner Osten'

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