Little Miss Dwarf Maiden Grass
Miscanthus sinensis 'Little Miss'
Water regularly - weekly, or more in extreme heat, until established.
THIS PLANT MAY BE AVAILABLE IN THESE STORES:
Due to the seasonal nature of plants, availability at your local garden center is not guaranteed. Give them a call before visiting.
- 101 Market
8980 Quantrelle Ave. N.e. Otsego MN 55330
- 14th Street Garden Center
793 Jersey Ave. Jersey City NJ 07303
- 3rd Avenue Floral & Greenhouse
1110 3rd Ave. West Dickinson ND 58601
- 4 Ever Green Ldsp. & Dgn
21457 214th Circle Ave Milford IA 51351
|Botanical Pronunciation||mis-KAN-thus sin-EN-sis|
|Lore||Compact habit. Spring foliage emerges green, graduating to bold carmine and brilliant autumn hues throughout summer into fall, retaining green foliage in center to provide bold attractive two tone effect.|
|Average Size at Maturity||Quickly reaches 2 to 3 ft. tall and wide.|
|Bloom Time||Summer flowers set seed heads that persist through fall.|
|Design Ideas||One of the better grasses for small space city gardens. Plant in masses to evoke the color and animation of wild grasslands. Great single specimen. Easy injection of exciting form and texture for ordinary garden planting. Limited size is perfect in decorative ceramic pots, and dramatic in pairs to flank an entry or focal point.|
|Flower Attribute||Showy Plumes|
|Garden Style||Asian/Zen, Contemporary, Mediterranean, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Erosion Control, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Cutting Garden, Coastal Exposure|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Special Feature||Clump Forming, Dramatic Foliage Color, Dwarf Plant, Fall Color, Waterwise, Fast Growing, Bird Friendly, Compact Form|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly - weekly, or more in extreme heat, until established.|
|Companion Plants||Juniper (Juniperus); Potentilla (Potentilla); Tickseed (Coreopsis); Cranesbill (Geranium); Salvia (Salvia)|
Provide fertile, well-drained soil. Water regularly during first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Tolerates some drought when established. For a neat appearance, remove old foliage before new leaves emerge. Divide clumps every 2 to 3 years in early spring.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-9