Maiden Grass Gracillimus

Description
Botanical Name: 
Miscanthus sinensis 'Gracillimus'

Native to Japan, Korea, and China. A very attractive ornamental grass with silver green blades that turn golden bronze in autumn. Stems are 5' to 6' tall and bear coppery plumes that mature to a cream color. Good specimen or in groups. Moderate growth rate.

Plant Characteristics
Plant Category: 
Grasses
Name: 
Maiden Grass Gracillimus
Plant Type: 
Perennial
Flower: 
Coppery plumes that mature to a cream color
Mature Size: 
6' x 8'
Water: 
Moderate
Exposure:: 
Full sun, part shade
Spacing: 
2 1/2'
Soil Type: 
Clay; loam; sand; acidic; alkaline; well drained
Planting Time: 
Any season
Comments

Prune back in late winter for new spring growth.