name: "Red Flowered Miscanthus"
Latin name: Miscanthus sinensis 'Malepartus'
Elevation to: 7000'
Growth habit: Upright clump
Max height: 6' - 7'
Spread: 36" - 48" Flowers: Yes, early September Flower type: Plume above
plant Native to area: No
Plant Red Flowered Miscanthus in full sun in well drained, fertile soil.
"Red Flowered Miscanthus" grass can grow into a very large
specimen... be sure to give it plenty of space. It tolerates dry
conditions and poor soils well.
Red Flowered Miscanthus can be grown from seed in a cold frame but the
process is slow. For quicker results purchase pre-started plants
at your local Garden Center or greenhouse. Once established Red
Flowered Miscanthus can be dug
and divided in the spring.