Gracillimus is a superb selection of Chinese Maidenhair grass that blooms with a massive display of copper colored flowers in late summer. The seedheads age to white giving the grass a wonderful look in fall and early winter.

Common Name

Gracillimus Maiden Hair Grass

Botanical Name

Miscanthus sinensis Gracillimus


5, 6, 7, 8, 9

Light Requirements

Full Sun

Mature Height

5-6' tall

Mature Spread

3' wide

Ships As

Potted Plant

Soil Type

Sandy Soil, Clay Soil, Average Soil

Soil Moisture


Amount Of Rain

10 to 20", 20 to 30", 30 to 40", 40 to 50"


Easy To Grow, Deer Resistant, Good For Cut Flowers, Winter Interest

Ideal Region

Anywhere In The US, Northeast, Midwest, West, Southwest, Pacific Northwest

Planting Time

Spring / Summer, Fall

Neonicotinoid Free

Yes - Learn More


California, New York, Oregon, Washington

Maiden Grass