Description: Upright, clump forming, hardy ornamental grass. Foliage starts out green turning into a reddish magenta hue later in summer. Nice as a grouping or accent in perennial beds.
Common Name: Flame Grass
Scientific Name: Miscanthus ‘Purpurascens’
Type: Perennial, Ornamental Grass
Exposure: Full Sun
Size: 4-6′ height, 24-36″ spread
Foliage Color: Silvery Plumes
Bloom Period: Mid-Summer
Landscape Use: Border plant, Screen, Hedge, Background plant, Mass Grouping
Soil: Well-drained, & organically rich
Zone: 4 – 9
Growth Rate: Moderate
Companion Plants: Aster, Black Eyed Susan, Sedum, Butterfly Bush, Coreopsis, Shasta daisy, Purple Coneflower, Yakushima Maiden Grass, Cabaret Grass. Stop by and visit our garden center and nursery to talk with our staff about other plants in stock.
Maintenance: Cut back foliage in late Winter or early Spring