Flame Grass

Overview

Category: Perennial grasses
Common Name: Flame Grass
Botanical Name: Miscanthus sinensis 'Purpurascens'
Sun Exposure: Full sun
Height: 4 ft.
Spread: 3-4 ft.

Notes

A warm season grass hardy into Zone 4. Grows about 4' with satiny, magenta colored foliage in late summer. Upright grower. In fall the 3/4" wide leaves color to a bright red-orange before fading to a silken white in winter. Forms a large clump in time. A ten year old specimen can be 30" or more across. Clump forming.