This superb dwarf growing Miscanthus will carry dozens of bronze-pink feathery plumes over arching leaves, green with a silver mid-rib. The flowers age to silver and the foliage changes to orange, gold and burgundy during autumn.
This ornamental grass was much admired by visitors last year when its golden tassels were lit by the low morning sun. It makes good arching clumps of dark green leaves during spring, summer and autumn.
A dwarf Miscanthus with bronze feathery flower heads which are produced well clear of the leaves during summer and autumn. It is best when grown in drifts rather than as individual specimens. Sun 60cm x 50cm.
Piet Oudolf and Michael King in their useful book ‘Gardening with Grasses’ describe this cultivar as follows “.....one of the best varieties. A pink flowering, free hanging form, possessing lightness and elegance.
The true ‘Gracillimus’ not a seed introduction. This makes a 100cm tall clump of slender elegant foliage developing an interesting swirl during the season. In late autumn and winter it has lovely autumn tones of orange, gold and coffee.
The most beautiful of all the Miscanthus with evergreen leaves making 80cm tall by 100cm wide fountain-like mounds. The arching, almost weeping flower heads, displayed well above the foliage, are produced from summer until mid-winter. Fabulous plant. Sun.