This arresting warm season perennial grass forms a stately clump of upright, arching, grey-green leaves that have orange tones in fall; large, pink-tinted plumes, held high on sturdy, red-suffused stalks, mature to a silvery cream; nice cut flower; great winter interest; drought tolerant once established.
Pink-tinted plumes, held high on sturdy, red-suffused stalks
Interesting in mass planting, good fall and winter interest, screen, as accent. border, near water, specimen.
Photo courtesy of Walters Garden
48" (122 cm)
72" (183 cm)
144" (366 cm)
Large, pink-tinted plumes, held high on sturdy, red-suffused stalks, mature to a silvery cream
September - October
Moderate-Low. Drought tolerant once established
Prefers a moist, well-drained soil type