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Miscanthus sinensis 'Stardust'

Also called Dwarf Maiden Grass


More About Miscanthus sinensis 'Stardust'

  • Forms a tight upright clump of graceful arching leaves on sturdy upright stems
  • Petite with narrow green leaves with yellow flecks
  • Bloom Time: September to October
  • Flower Type: Feathery panicles, 15 cm long
  • Flower Colour: Burgundy turning to creamy-tan
  • Flower Height: 125 cm
  • Foliage Height: 90 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:

5

Height:

90-125 cm

Spread:

60-90 cm

Colour:

Burgundy,Purple
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Stardust 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 spring to make way for new growth.


Miscanthus sinensis 'Stardust' Characteristics

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

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average
Average to Dry Soils

Growth Rate

Medium

Flowering Time

Fall

Habit

Dwarf
Clumping
Upright

Foliage Color

Yellow
Green
Variegated

Landscape uses

Specimen
Border/edging

 Suitable Substitutions for Miscanthus sinensis 'Stardust'