Purple Silver Grass

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Slightly gray-green blades in summer turn brilliant red-orange in fall. Attractive coloring lasting through the winter. Mauve-colored feathery plumes rise above the foliage. A focal point for borders and containers. Herbaceous. Photo credit: Doreen Wynja
  • Light Needs : Full Sun, Partial Sun
  • Water Needs : Moderate
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Donut Type
Botanical Name Miscanthus sinensis 'Purpurascens'
Brand Monrovia Growers
Rose Class N/A
Best Seller N/A
Size No
Mature Height 3 - 5 Feet
Mature Spread 2 - 4 Feet
Foliage Color Green
Flower Color Purple
Bloom Time Summer
Light Needs Full Sun, Partial Sun
Habit Compact
Special Uses Clump Forming, Deer Resistant, Dramatic Foliage Color, Fall Color, Flowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers, Tolerates Poor Soils
Landscape Uses Border, Seacoast Exposure
Water Needs Moderate
Plant Type Perennials, Ornamental Grass
Plant Subtype N/A
General Care Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. For a neat appearance, remove old foliage before new leaves emerge. Divide clumps every 2 to 3 years in early spring.
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