This showy warm season perennial grass forms a narrowly upright clump of wide green leaves with a white midrib; spectacular deep purple and red highlights tint foliage in late summer; burgundy and copper flowers mature to fluffy cream seedheads; nice cut flower; good winter interest; deer resistant; drought tolerant once established.
Burgundy and copper flowers
Excellent as accent, hedge, screen and specimen, in beds, borders, mass and commercial plantings and water-wise gardens
Miscanthus sinensis 'Oktoberfest'
(Oktoberfest Japanese Silver Grass)
72" (183 cm)
48" (122 cm)
84" (213 cm)
Burgundy plumes mature to creamy-white
September - October
Moderate-Low. Drought tolerant once established
Prefers a moist, well-drained soil type