Miscanthus sinensis v. purpurascens

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Purple Flame Grass

USDA Hardiness Zone 5-9

This early blooming form of Miscanthus exhibits exceptional red to orange fall color.
Red tipped emerging foliage. Plumes of burgundy change to silver.

Height

36-48 Inches

Spread

24-36 Inches

Color

Pink/Red

Bloom Time

August-September

When to Divide

spring, every 3-4 years

Good Companions

Yarrow (Achillea millefolium), New York Aster (Aster dumosus), Butterfly Bush (Buddleia davidii), Coreopsis (Coreopsis ), Purple Coneflower (Echinacea purpurea), Cranesbill (Geranium cantabrigiense), False Sunflower (Heliopsis helianthoides), English Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia), Shasta Daisy (Leucanthemum superbum), Oriental Lily (Lilium ), Black-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia hirta)

Characteristics & Attributes

Attributes & Uses
Cut Flowers
Dried Flowers
Crafts
Ground Cover
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Exposure
Full Sun
Foliage Color
Green
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Winter
Fall
Summer
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Winter
Fall
Summer
Soil Moisture Preference
Moist but well-drained
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