• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Best with regular water - weekly or more often in extreme heat.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Upright, compact habit with slow growth 4 to 5 ft. tall, 20 in. wide.
    Key Feature:
    Dramatic Foliage Color
    Blooms:
    Late Summer to Fall
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:mis-KAN-thus sin-EN-sis
    Plant type:Ornamental Grass
    Deciduous/evergreen:Herbaceous
    Growth habit:Narrow
    Growth rate:Moderate
    Average landscape size:Upright, compact habit with slow growth 4 to 5 ft. tall, 20 in. wide.
    Foliage color:Variegated
    Blooms:Late Summer to Fall
    Flower color:Red
    Flower attributesFlowers for Cutting
    Patent Act:Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
    Companion PlantsNinebark (Physocarpus); Juniper (Juniperus); Potentilla (Potentilla); Cranesbill (Geranium); Catmint (Nepeta)
  • Care
    Care Information
    Easily grown in average, well-drained soil but highly adaptable to most soils types. Water regularly during first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Deep, less frequent waterings once established. Cut foliage back and apply a general purpose fertilizer just before new shoots appear in late winter to early spring.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Sun
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Best with regular water - weekly or more often in extreme heat.