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Miscanthus sinensis 'Little Miss'

Common Name:
Japanese Silver Grass, Maiden Grass
Plant Type:
Perennial, Ornamental Grass
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Garden Height:
2-3 Feet
Garden Spread:
2-3 Feet
  • Our smallest variety of Miscanthus
  • Foliage has rosy color that intensifies throughout summer into autumn
  • Perfect for combo pots & autumn displays

'Little Miss' grows in narrow arching clumps of foliage that emerge green in spring and develop carmine and purple tones beginning in May, reaching peak color in October and November. The center of the clump remains a fresh green for a lovely two-tone effect. Reddish flower heads sport buff seed heads from July to October. This tidy-growing smaller miscanthus is excellent for containers, borders, and modern landscape plantings.

Height: 2-3 feet
Spread: 2-3 feet

Uses: Beds, Borders, Containers, Cut Flower, Edging, Landscapes, Rock Gardens
Critter Resistance: Deer
Notable Features: Drought Tolerant
Growth Habit: Mounding, Clumping

Homeowner Growing Tips: A very adaptable plant, and tolerant of most conditions, but prefers full sun and moist, well-drained, moderately fertile soil. Some shade may be appreciated in hot climates. Cut close to the ground in late winter. This is also the time to divide, if necessary.

Reviews (4)

  • Lovely Grass

    Posted by Kathy Flosi on Aug 4th 2021

    Nice burgundy color in cooler months and compact size make this a must have grass. As always well rooted and good container size. Romance Gardens Plants are top-quality

  • Plants arrived in good shape

    Posted by Mark Vose on Jun 30th 2021

    Plants doing really good at this time. I have always been impressed with Romence plants. Little Bunny doing good. Romence was very cordial at correcting error in original shipment. Will continue doing business with Romence.