General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 3 to 4 feet
Plant Spread: 3 to 4 feet
Leaves: Other: Narrow, silver-gray turning yellow in autumn.
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
Other: Maturing to creamy-white.
Flower Time: Late summer or early fall
Underground structures: Rhizome
Uses: Provides winter interest
Groundcover
Wildlife Attractant: Birds
Resistances: Pollution
Humidity tolerant
Drought tolerant
Pollinators: Wind

Image
Common names
  • Dwarf Maiden Grass
  • Eulalia
  • Chinese Silvergrass
  • Eulalia Grass
  • Maiden Grass

Photo Gallery
Location: My garden in Ontario, Canada
Date: 2022-11-11
Return of the purple Fall colouration this year
Location: My garden in Ontario, Canada
Date: 2021-11-06
Fall spectacular
Location: full sun
Date: fall 2012
Location: Ontario, Canada
Date: 2015-10-12
Location: full sun
Date: 2012 summer
Location: Ontario, Canada
Date: 2017-11-04
Location: English Gardens, West Bloomfield, MI
Date: 2012-09-11
Location: English Gardens, West Bloomfield, MI
Date: 2012-09-11
Location: English Gardens, West Bloomfield, MI
Date: 2012-09-11
Location: English Gardens, West Bloomfield, MI
Date: 2012-09-11
Location: Ontario, Canada
Date: 2019-10-28

Photo courtesy of Joy Creek Nursery
  • Uploaded by Joy
Location: Pembroke, GA
Date: 2014-01-23
Photo courtesy of Santa Rosa Gardens. Used with permission.
This plant is tagged in:
Image Image Image

« Add a new plant to the database

« The Plants Database Front Page

Today's site banner is by Visual_Botanics and is called "All that detail"

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.