Grass, Flame


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


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