Maiden Grass, Silver Grass, Eulalia
Zones 4 to 9, varies by cultivar
3 to 8 feet
3 to 4 feet
Late summer to fall: pale pink to reddish
Gold, reddish, bronze
Planting and Care
Floppy with too much shade.
Transplant in spring.
Cut back in late winter before new growth begins.
Lift and divide every 4 to 5 years when center of plant dies out.
Varieties to Consider
Miscanthus sinensis var. purpurascens - Zone 4, 4-5', orange-red in fall, flowers in August
Gracillimus - 5-7', narrow foliage, bronze flowers in late fall
Strictus - horizontal yellow banding, more upright than Zebrinus, Zone 4