Miscanthus “Purpurascens” Flame grass Z 4-9


leaves turn brilliant orange red, darkening to burgundy


Miscanthus sinensis subsp. purpurascens  syn. Miscanthus “Purpurascens”  Flame grass Z 4-9
Flame grass starts in spring with a tinge of red in the leaves, increasing as summer passes.  By fall the leaves turn orange-red, darkening to burgundy by winter and retaining the color for months.  Tassel-like inflorescences appear in late summer, opening into creamy plumes by fall. It is compact, upright, clump-forming.