Scientific Name: Miscanthus sinensis 'Goliath'
Common Name: Goliath maiden grass
Family Name: Poaceae
Origin: Garden origin, S.E. Asia / Japan / China
Hardiness Zone: Zone 4: (-34 to -29 °C)
Plant Type: Herbaceous perennial, Poales (grass-like)
Mature Size: 2 - 3m x 1.5 - 2.0m (height x width)
Habit: Arching, Dense, Upright
Form: Oval - vertical, Vase
Texture: Medium
Landscape Uses: Fall interest, Perennial border, Screening, Tall background
Exposure: Full sun
Soil or Media: Well-drained
Leaves: Grass-like, Alternate, Leathery, Parallel venation, Linear, Entire, Serrulate
Flowers: Spikelet, Dark-red, Aug-Sep
Fruit: Grain (caryopsis), Brown, Silver, Nov
Key ID Features:
Very tall grass 2.5-3m tall; leaf blades about 2cm wide with white midrib.