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Miscanthus ‘Fire Dragon’

Miscanthus sinensis ‘Fire Dragon’

Origin: Germany

Description / Plant Notes:

  • USDA screened and approved the introduction
  • USDA Zone 4 (-30°F or -34°C)
  • Unique upright selection with striking fall foliage, in brilliant orange, vermillion & carmine tones
  • Abundant silky silvery-white flower heads
  • Tidy clumping habit, 6-7′ x 3-4′ at maturity
  • Excellent for containers, borders and modern landscape plantings

Patent Status: PP 30,374

PK Sheet
USDA Zone: 4
Height: 72 to 84-inches
183 to 213-centimeters
Spread: 36 to 48-inches
91 to 122-centimeters
Seasons: Summer, Late Summer
Flower Colors: Soft cream - tan
Foliage Colors: Dark Green, Bronze, Burgundy, Maroon, Vermillion
Light Levels: Full-Sun, Partial-Sun
Usage: Containers, Garden border, Landscapes, Mass landscape planting, Privacy screen
Patent Status: PP 30,374
Origin: Germany

Grower Culture

General:
 
Media: Well-draining media
pH: 5.8pH to 6.3pH
Fertilization: Low | 100 ppm
Light: High
Water: Well-Drained to Moderate
 
Finishing:
 
Growing Temp Day: 70°F to 75°F | 21°C to 21°C
Growing Temp Night: 55°F to 60°F | 13°C to 13°C
 
Crop Timing from Rooted Liners:
 
1-gallon: 8 to 10-weeks with 1 ppp
3-gallon: 12 to 16-weeks with 1 ppp