Dense clumps of slender, green blades with creamy white margins and midveins that create a shimmering silvery appearance. A superb grass that adds visual excitement wherever used. Reddish inflorescences that persist through winter provide an interesting accent to bare winterscapes. Wonderful texture for beds and borders.

Watering Needs:Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.

Botanical Pronunciation:mis-KAN-thus sin-EN-sis

Plant type:Ornamental Grass


Growth habit:Narrow

Growth rate:Moderate

Average landscape size:Forms clumps 5 ft. tall, 3 to 4 ft. wide; plumes reach 6 ft. tall.

Special features:Bird Friendly, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Waterwise

Foliage color:Variegated

Blooms:Late Summer

Flower color:Red


Variegated Maiden Grass