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This type of maiden grass is noted for its arrow green leaves that have silver middle leaves forming a rounded, arching clump of foliage. It turns yellow after frost and the tiny reddish-copper flowers appear above the foliage lasting until September until they slowly turn to silver plumes. This versatile ornamental grass is great as an accent, specimen, or in small groupings.  


Height (mature): 4-7 ft.

Width (mature): 3-6 ft.

Botanical Name: Miscanthus sinensis 'Gracillimus'

Bloom Time: August to February

Flower Color: Copper to silver

Foliage Colors: Green

Sun: Full sun to partial shade

Special: Drought tolerant, attracts birds

Miscanthus (Maiden Grass) ‘Gracillimus’

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