Miscanthus sinensis ‘Yaku Jima’ Dwarf Maiden Grass

Miscanthus is a group of ornamental grasses that make excellent perennials. They are clump forming plants with reed-like stems and leaves that are narrow and arch to the ground. The flower heads are puffy plumes that form in late summer to fall and make good cut or dried flowers. Most species are moderately frost hardy. Miscanthus sinensis ‘Yaku Jima’ is the dwarf form of ‘Gracillimus’, it is fine textured, low growing (3-4′) and very hardy. This cultivar works great as a border plant. Blooms August through September with red tinged panicles that fade to silver. Miscanthus sinensis ‘Yaku Jima’ is part of our Plants For Texas® Program, meaning it was Texas Grown, Tested in Texas to perform outstanding for Texas Gardens.

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