Miscanthus varieties thrive in moist to average and well drained soil. Narrow leaved varieties will tolerate drought better than wider leaved varieties. They like long and hot summers and may not plume if they don't get enough heat. They offer winter interest to any garden by leaving the foliage standing, but should be cut down in spring for the new growth. deer resistant and can be used for cut or dried flowers.

Oktoberfest has a tall narrow form that turns a deep purple and red in the autumn. and burgundy plumes that fade to white with age.

Zone: 5

Height: 6-7'

Width: 3'

Foliage Colour: Burgandy

Flower Time: Summer

Location: Full- Part sun

  • Part Sun
  • Full Shade
  • Semi Wet Tolerant