Grow the Best-Looking Fall Garden Ever
Miscanthus ornamental grasses form dense clumps of arching foliage with beautiful plumes. Miscanthus sinensis var. purpurascens (left) is known as flame grass because of its orange-red fall color. By winter, its plumes turn creamy white. Like most ornamental grasses, Miscanthus does best in full sun with good drainage but will tolerate some shade. Miscanthus Zones vary by species; Miscanthus sinensis is Zones 4-9.