This lovely warm season grass has beautifully arching, narrow, fine-textured green leaves with a fine silver midrib; feathery, fan-shaped, coppery-red flowers mature to silver in late fall; heat tolerant; lovely cut flower; great fall colour and good winter interest; fairly drought tolerant once established.
Great fall colour
Good in borders, mass plantings, containers, water-wise gardens and as a specimen.
Miscanthus sinensis 'Gracillimus'
(Gracillimus Japanese Silver Grass)
48" (122 cm)
36" (91 cm)
72" (183 cm)
Feathery, fan-shaped coppery-red flowers maturing to silver in fall
September - October
Moderate-Low. Drought tolerant once established
Prefers moist, well-drained soil types