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Miscanthus sinensis 'Little Miss'

Grass, Maiden

Grass-green foliage emerges in the spring then turns a bright red-purple color in summer on this dwarf growing Miscanthus, red color will intensify in the fall, fluffy plumes that appear in late summer will hold through winter adding interest to the garden, a great compact grass for small spaces or containers.

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  • A colorful dwarf grass for full sun
  • Foliage turns green to red and purple
  • Fluffy plumes add fall and winter interest


24-36 in


24-36 in

Hardiness Zone:

4 - 9

Grass, Maiden Growing and Maintenance Tips

Tall clumping grass with attractive foliage and colorful inflorescence late summer into winter. Use to add height and form to the garden. Also good for a hedge.

Miscanthus sinensis 'Little Miss' Characteristics


  • Mass Plant
  • Container
  • Dried Flower

Critter Resistance

  • Deer Resistant
  • Rabbit Resistant


  • Sun Tolerant

Growth Rate in the Garden

  • Medium

Season of Interest (Flowering)

  • Fall

Soil Moisture Needs

  • Dry
  • Average