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Miscanthus sinensis 'Purple Fall'
Common Name: Maiden Grass Family: Poaceae (The Grass Family)

Miscanthus sinensis 'Purple Fall'
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This striking maiden grass has broad foliage with white midribs and can grow to more than six feet tall. In fall it takes on rich colours of burgundy and red which are much more pronounced than 'Purpurascens' and is topped by creamy pink flowers. Miscanthus are one of the best grasses for year-round beauty: new green shoots in the spring become tall linear leaves that form an elegant clump by midsummer. Attractive flowers emerge in fall. In winter the leaves turn straw colour.

Geogrpahical Origin:
Asia - China and Japan
Garden Origin
Native Habitat:
Moist meadows on slopes in lowland and mountains.

ClassSemi-evergreen  Primary Bloom ColourPink 
TypeGrass  Secondary Bloom ColourWhite/Cream 
Height4-6'  Bloom TimeFall 
Spread3-5'  FragranceNo 
Light ExposureFull - Part Sun Sun  Foliage ColourBurgundy/Red/Purple Good Fall Colour 
Soil MoistureAverage Moist  Stem ColourRed 
Hardiness Zone5-10  BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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