Miscanthus sinensis 'Variegatus'
Height: 5 feet
Spread: 4 feet
Hardiness Zone: 4a
Other Names: Japanese Silver Grass
Variegated Silver Grass features bold plumes of rose flowers rising above the foliage in late summer. Its attractive grassy leaves are green in colour with showy tan variegation. The foliage often turns yellow in fall. The silver seed heads are carried on showy plumes displayed in abundance from early fall to late winter. The tan stems can be quite attractive.