Little Zebra Dwarf Japanese Silver Grass
Miscanthus sinensis 'Little Zebra' PP #13,008
Full sun, Partial sun
Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
|Botanical Pronunciation||miss-KANTH-us sy-NEN-sis|
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate growing; forms a dense foliage clump 3 to 4 ft. tall and wide.|
|Bloom Time||Late Summer to Fall|
|Garden Style||Asian/Zen, Contemporary, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Erosion Control, Mass Planting, Cutting Garden, Coastal Exposure, Wildlife Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Patent Act||Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.|
|Special Feature||Clump Forming, Dense Habit, Dramatic Foliage Color, Dwarf Plant, Easy Care, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise, Bird Friendly|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.|
|Key Feature||Vibrant Dwarf Grass|
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.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 5 - 9