This easy-to-grow, adaptable warm season perennial grass forms an upright clump of broad, arching, green leaves that are edged with white, giving it an overall silvery appearance; puffy, silvery-copper flower plumes last into the fall; nice cut flower; fairly drought tolerant once established; deer resistant.
Nice cut flower
Good in borders, backgrounds, mass plantings, large containers, water-wise gardens and as a specimen.
Miscanthus sinensis 'Cosmopolitan'
(Cosmopolitan Japanese Silver Grass)
72" (183 cm)
48" (122 cm)
90" (229 cm)
Puffy, silvery-copper flower plumes
September - October
Moderate-Low. Grows best with adequate moisture but tolerates a certain amount of drought.
Tolerates a wide range of soil types
Cosmopolitan - when dormant, and showing new growth in the spring