Miscanthus sinensis 'Graziella'

Maiden Grass

Tips for Homeowners:

Cut back to the ground in late winter or early spring before new growth appears.

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Beautiful arching foliage and silver-white flowers bring movement, beauty and structure to the landscape.

  • Beautiful silvery-white airy flowers
  • Vibrant copper red fall foliage
  • Low maintenance

Grasses are perfect planted as an accent in the perennial border, screening, waterside or on its own in the landscape.

Height: 5-6 ft
Spread: 3-4 ft
Zone: 5-9
Color: Tan

Interesting Notes about Maiden Grass:

Grasses offer architecture, movement and beauty in the landscape throughout the year. Ornamentally we are enchanted with their arching foliage and airy pink blossoms. We get to enjoy the contrast of their leaves with frost and snow, and then are happy to start all over again in the spring. 

Characteristics & Attributes


  • Winter Interest
  • Cut Flower/ Foliage
  • Fall Color
  • Mass Planting
  • Dried Flower/Foliage
  • Low Maintenance
  • Great Foliage
  • Border or Bed
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Ornamental Grass
  • Specimen

Foliage Color:

  • Red
  • Green


  • Full Sun

Critter Resistance:

  • Deer Resistant
  • Rabbit Resistant


  • Upright

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Summer
  • Fall

Season of Interest (Foliage):

  • Fall

Soil Moisture:

  • Average Water