Miscanthus sinensis 'Mysterious Maiden'

Common name: Maiden Grass

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Slender green foliage is generously adorned with golden crosshatching. Forms neat, erect to slightly arching clumps, topped in autumn by elegant buff plumes. A graceful, beautifully variegated accent for any size garden. Plumes make good cuts; harvest when closed. Foliage is also attractive in arrangements. Comes to Must Have Perennials from grower Jack Weiskott New York, USA.


Colorado State University trials Top Performer

Uses & Attributes

Back border, Specimen, Container, Cut flower, Dried flower, Deer resistant

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Best in larger containers and moderately moist, well-drained soil.May be slow to start in spring. Needs long days and warm roots to spur strong growth.


  • Height: 48"-60"/1.2-1.5m
  • Spread: 40-42"/1-1.1m
  • Habit: Upright, Arching



  • Blooming time: Autumn
  • Flower color: None
  • Foliage color: Variegated, Green, Yellow