Miscanthus sinensis 'Adagio'

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 feathery plumes of this compact ornamental grass creates everchanging interest and beauty from start to finish.

  • Beautiful pink airy flowers aging to white
  • Vibrant 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: 4-5 ft
Spread: 3-4 ft
Zone: 5-9
Color: Pink, White

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


  • Dried Flower/Foliage
  • Low Maintenance
  • Mass Planting
  • Border or Bed
  • Fall Color
  • Naturalizing
  • Great Foliage
  • Winter Interest
  • Cut Flower/ Foliage
  • Long Blooming
  • Specimen

Foliage Color:

  • Orange
  • Green
  • Red


  • Full Sun

Critter Resistance:

  • Deer Resistant
  • Rabbit Resistant


  • Upright

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Fall
  • Summer

Season of Interest (Foliage):

  • Fall

Soil Moisture:

  • Average Water

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