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'Huron Sunrise' Ornamental Grass, Miscanthus Miscanthus sinensis

Exposure
  • Part Sun to Sun

The optimum amount of sun or shade each plant needs to thrive: Full Sun (6+ hours), Part Sun (4-6 hours), Full Shade (up to 4 hours).

Flower Season
  • Summer
  • Fall
  • Winter
Mature Size
6' 3'
Height
5' - 6'
Spread
3'
  • Details

    Features

    Though the green leaves with silver mid-ribs form beautiful clumps, the most outstanding feature of this cultivar is its flowers. In late summer, a profusion of full, burgundy plumes sweep the sky

    Winter Interest
    Salt Tolerant
    Resists: 
    Deer

    Characteristics

    Plant Type: 
    Perennial
    Height Category: 
    Tall
    Garden Height: 
    60 - 72 Inches
    Spacing: 
    36 Inches
    Spread: 
    36 Inches
    Flower Colors: 
    Red
    Flower Shade: 
    Purple/Red
    Foliage Colors: 
    Green
    Foliage Shade: 
    Green
    Habit: 
    Upright
    Container Role: 
    Thriller

    Plant Needs

    Light Requirement: 
    Part Sun to Sun
    Maintenance Category: 
    Easy
    Bloom Time: 
    Late Summer
    Hardiness Zones: 
    4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b
    Water Category: 
    Consistent
    Soil Fertility Requirement: 
    Average Soil
    Soil Fertility Requirement: 
    Poor Soil
    Soil PH Category: 
    Acidic Soil
    Soil PH Category: 
    Neutral Soil
    Uses: 
    Border Plant
    Uses: 
    Container
    Uses: 
    Cut Flower
    Uses: 
    Landscape
    Uses Notes: 

    Miscanthus is versatile from a design standpoint; it can be used as a specimen, for massing or screening, in large containers, or at the pond's edge. Plant this grass where its wonderful winter interest can be enjoyed.

    Maintenance Notes: 

    Easy to grow.

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