This warm season perennial grass has long, upright arching, dark green leaves with a white midrib; foliage flames into spectacular golds, oranges and reds in fall; feathery, burgundy plumes fade to silver; provides great winter interest; nice cut flower; deer resistant; fairly drought tolerant once established.
Foliage flames into spectacular golds, oranges ad reds in fall
Good in borders, mass plantings, large containers, water-wise gardens and as seasonal screen or specimen
Miscanthus sinensis 'Malepartus'
(Malepartus Japanese Silver Grass)
60" (150 cm)
48" (122 cm)
84" (213 cm)
Tall, purple-tinged pink plumes fade to silver
August - September
Moderate-Low. Grows best with adequate moisture but tolerates a certain amount of drought
Tolerates a wide range of soil types