Grass, Red Silver Maiden


Description: Red Silver Maiden Grass features bold plumes of burgundy flowers rising above the foliage from late summer to late fall. Its grassy leaves are green in color with pointy white spines. As an added bonus, the foliage turns a gorgeous gold in the fall. The purple seed heads are carried on showy plumes displayed in abundance from mid fall right through to late winter. The tan stems can be quite attractive

Common Name: Red Silver Maiden Grass

Scientific Name: Miscanthus sinensis 'Rotislber'

Type: Perennial, Ornamental Grass

Exposure: Full Sun

Size: 4' foliage height, 5-6' bloom height, 4' spread

Foliage Color: Silvery/Green

Bloom Color: Silver - Red

Bloom Period: Fall

Landscape Use: Mass Planting, Hedge, Accent, Next to stream Beds, Wild Gardens, Prairie Gardens

Soil: Well-Drained

Zone: 4 - 8

Growth Rate: Moderate

Companion Plants: Roses, Salvia, Butterfly Bush




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