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Miscanthus sinensis Little Zebra / Maiden Grass

    Miscanthus sinensis Little Zebra / Maiden Grass


    Miscanthus Little Zebra is an ornamental grass that features unique, horizontal bands of yellow and green stripes on its narrow leaves, giving it a distinctive appearance in the garden. It is a dwarf cultivar, growing to a height of 90cm/36in and a spread of 60cm/24in.

    Product Characteristics:
    • Height: 90cm/36in
    • Spread: 60cm/24in
    • Flower color: Reddish-brown plumes in fall
    • Flowering period: Late summer to fall
    • Foliage: Narrow leaves with horizontal bands of yellow and green stripes
    • Sunlight requirements: Full sun to partial shade
    • Soil requirements: Well-draining soil, adaptable to various soil types
    • Hardiness Zone: 5

    Miscanthus Little Zebra is an excellent choice for adding texture, movement, and visual interest to the garden. It can be used as a specimen plant, in mixed borders, as a groundcover, or in large containers.

    This cultivar is known for its hardiness, drought tolerance, and low maintenance requirements. Its unique foliage adds a touch of interest and drama to the landscape, and the reddish-brown plumes in fall add seasonal interest.

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    Care Instructions:
    Miscanthus Little Zebra prefers full sun to partial shade and well-draining soil. It is drought tolerant and only needs watering during prolonged dry spells. Prune the grass back to the ground in late winter or early spring before new growth appears.

    Final Thoughts:
    Miscanthus Little Zebra is a unique and easy-to-grow ornamental grass that adds texture, interest, and beauty to any garden. Its low maintenance requirements, hardiness, and drought tolerance make it an excellent choice for any gardener looking to add a touch of drama to their landscape.