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Little Zebra Dwarf Japanese Silver Grass

Miscanthus sinensis 'Little Zebra'

Pronunciation: miss-KANTH-us sy-NEN-sis
SKU #04459
5-9

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OVERVIEW
Description A lovely dwarf ornamental grass with graceful, arching blades with eye-catching ivory to yellow highlights. Tall, upright flower stems topped with feathery, silver-white, summer plumes that soften and curl as they dry. A bold, striking selection perfect for borders, containers, and naturalized areas or edges of water gardens.
Light Full sun, Partial sun
Watering Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.
Blooms Late Summer to Fall
Mature Size Moderate growing; forms a dense foliage clump 3 to 4 ft. tall and wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Herbaceous
Special Features Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Waterwise, Compact Form, Benefits Birds
Growth Rate Moderate
Patent Act Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
STYLE
Landscape Use Border, Container
Flower Color White
Foliage Color Variegated
Companion Plants Ninebark (Physocarpus); Juniper (Juniperus); Catmint (Nepeta); Potentilla (Potentilla); Cranesbill (Geranium)
CARE
Care Easily grown in average, evenly moist, well-drained, loamy soils. Water deeply and regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system; once established, tolerates moderate dry spells. Cut foliage clumps back to 3 inches above the ground and apply fertilizer in late winter to early spring.

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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.