This dramatic warm season perennial grass forms a robust clump of upright arching, broad, blue-green blades; reaches its full height by late summer; large flowers appear on tall, sturdy stalks above the foliage, emerging as reddish-tan tassels and maturing to fluffy, silvery plumes; moderately drought tolerant.
Flowers appear on tall, sturdy stalks
Good in large borders, excellent as a specimen, background plant, seasonal hedge, in water-wise gardens and by water.
(Giant Chinese Silver Grass)
120" (305 cm)
60" (152 cm)
144" (366 cm)
Large silvery-red flowers on sturdy, tall stems
September - October
Moderate-Low. Drought tolerant once established
Prefers fertile, moist soil types