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Miscanthus sinensis Grosse Fontaine (Large Fountain Maiden Grass )

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An abundance of feathery scarlet plumes, that change to silvery-white as they mature, rise above narrow green blades with white midribs, that turn shades of orange, red, and purple in a dense clumping habit. Moderate growth rate. 

Blooms late spring  
HARDY to -20 °F (-28.9 °C)
7-8 ft tall x 2.5-3 ft spread
Deer and rabbit resistant
Tolerant to juglone

Drought tolerant
Salt tolerant


Zone Zone 5
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade
Moisture Low to Moderate Moisture