Zone Map 5-9

Growth Cycle

Growth Cycle - Warm Growth Cycle - Warm Warm
Bloom: Bloom Season Scale
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Late Summer


  • Outstanding in Container
  • Drought Tolerant


  • Growth rate: medium-fast
  • Grow in 1, 2, or 3 gallon or larger (works well in all sizes)
  • Grow in well-drained soil
  • Water needs: keep evenly moist
  • Fertilizing: use a slow release, medium-rate fertilizer
  • Possible pests: aphids, spidermites, Anthracnose
  • May need fungicide treatments to control or prevent Anthracnose during hot, humid periods.
  • Overwintering: hardy plant; as with all Miscanthus, do not overwater in winter; too much water can weaken plant or cause death.

*Note: please adapt these suggestions as needed to accommodate your local conditions.


  • A tough plant and strong grower
  • Short stature and upright habit are perfect for small spaces
  • Rust resistance gives it clear, bright bands of color
  • Enjoy this Miscanthus with no worries about reseeding

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