Category: Seminum | Sub-Category: Ornamental Grasses
Scientific Name (Genus/Species): Miscanthus 'Purpurascens'
(P) to 8′. Flame Grass. Japan . Massive, arching clumps of silvery, grey-green foliage with a prominent white midrib, are topped with feathery, whisk-like, shimmering plumes blushed burgundy. In autumn, the foliage turns much darker, almost to black and looks especially dramatic after a hard frost or light snowfall. A superb architectural grass, it makes an imposing statement in the landscape. Will tolerate most soils. Sun. 4 & T1