Miscanthus sinensis 'Fire Dragon' - Maiden Grass (photo credit: Growing Colors)

Ornamental Grasses

Miscanthus sinensis 'Fire Dragon'

Maiden Grass

Miscanthus sinensis 'Fire Dragon' is exceptionally showy in the fall with shades of fiery orange-to-red leaves. Feathery, silver plumes add to the display. 'Fire Dragon' grows very upright with stiff stems that won't flop over. Use to add height and form to the garden, or as a hedge. 

Additional:

A warm season grass.

Height:

72-84 in

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Spread:

36-48 in

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Hardiness Zone:

4 - 9

Characteristics & Attributes for Miscanthus sinensis 'Fire Dragon'

Exposure
Sun
Partial Shade
Soil Moisture Preference
Average
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Fall
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Winter
Spring
Summer
Fall
Attributes
Great Foliage
Mass Planting
Specimen
Border or Bed
Focal Point
Foliage Color
Green
Orange
Red
Great Companion Plants for Miscanthus sinensis 'Fire Dragon'
Black-eyed Susan Black-eyed Susan (Rudbeckia 'American Gold Rush')
Periwinkle Periwinkle (Vinca minor 'Bowles')
Stonecrop Stonecrop (Sedum telephium 'Cherry Truffle')
Sneezeweed Sneezeweed (Helenium autumnale 'Mariachi™ Salsa')
Speedwell Speedwell (Veronica 'Waterperry Blue')
Austrian Speedwell Austrian Speedwell (Veronica austriaca 'Venice Blue')
Similar Plants to Miscanthus sinensis 'Fire Dragon'
Maiden Grass Maiden Grass (Miscanthus sinsensis 'Little Miss')
Big Bluestem Big Bluestem (Andropogon gerardii 'Blackhawks')
Feather Reed Grass Feather Reed Grass (Calamagrostis x acutiflora 'Karl Foerster')