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.