Maidengrass. One of the most common grasses, maidengrass is big, beautiful, and easy to grow. It offers narrow, arching foliage (many selections are variegated; look for them to add more color to your landscape) and silvery plumes that are enchanting when the light catches them just right. Name: Miscanthus sinensis Growing Conditions: Full sun and moist, well-drained soil Size: To 8 feet tall Zones: 4-9
Full Sun. Clump Forming. Height 2-4’ and Spread 2-4’. Arching mounds of bright green foliage turns golden in the fall. Bristly bottle brush plumes appear during the summer and disintegrate by early winter. Beautiful Perennial grass for the Midwest.