USDA Hardiness Zone 3-9
This is the native species.
Rose-lavender flower spikes open from the top down!
A very popular cut flower in the florist industry.
Perfect for meadows and gardens.
This plant is starring in The Lurie Garden at Millenium Park.
Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips
Flower spikes are best cut back after blooming to improve the plants appearance.
Can tolerate moist areas.
Little or no maintenance needed.
When to Divide
spring or fall
Purple Flame Grass
(Miscanthus sinensis v. purpurascens)
Characteristics & Attributes
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Season of Interest (Foliage)