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Little Zebra Dwarf Japanese Silver Grass

Miscanthus sinensis 'Little Zebra' PP #13,008

SKU
04459
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.
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Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.

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Botanical Pronunciationmiss-KANTH-us sy-NEN-sis
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; forms a dense foliage clump 3 to 4 ft. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeLate Summer to Fall
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorVariegated
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Contemporary, Rustic
Growth HabitRounded
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Erosion Control, Mass Planting, Cutting Garden, Coastal Exposure, Wildlife Garden
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Special FeatureClump Forming, Dense Habit, Dramatic Foliage Color, Dwarf Plant, Easy Care, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise, Bird Friendly
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
Companion PlantsNinebark (Physocarpus); Juniper (Juniperus); Catmint (Nepeta); Potentilla (Potentilla); Cranesbill (Geranium)

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

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