ORNAMENTAL GRASSES: Grasses provide structure and texture to your garden, offering many shapes, heights and colors. Most will “bloom’ with attractive seed fronds that move with the breeze.
Miscanthus Sinensis 'Little Zebra' is a moderate growing ornamental grass and perennial plant that can be grown in USDA Plant Hardiness Zones 5A through 9B. It matures to an average height of 3 feet to 4 feet and an average width of 4 feet to 6 feet, depending on climate and other environmental factors. It prefers growing in a location that provides full sun, morning sun with afternoon shade or morning shade with afternoon sun and grows best when planted in sand, loam, clay or silt soil that is well drained. In the summer, fall and winter Little Zebra Grass produces cream flowers. The foliage is yellow and dark green in color. It attracts wildlife, visual attention and songbirds / birds and is resistant to deer, drought, insects, diseases, mildew and heat.
Little Zebra Grass can be useful in the landscape along woodland borders, in mass plantings, in foundation plantings, in containers or planters, as a background, in shrub borders, around decks, swimming pools, and other outdoor living areas, as an accent, as a focal point or in landscape beds or islands and also in rock or xeriscape gardens, theme gardens, cottage gardens or perennial gardens.
More about Little Zebra Grass...
Little Zebra Grass (Miscanthus sinensis) not only produces showy, eyecatching foliage with horizontal yellow stripes up and down the blades, the plant also grows silvery plumes in late summer, tinged with purple that remain attractive through winter. This dwarf grass only reaches 36 to 40 inches in height and forms a weeping mound.
Little Zebra Grass is very easy to grow. Plant it in locations that provide well-drained soils and full sun. A little shade is tolerated.
Just the looks of Little Zebra Grass makes it a perfect selections as a specimen anywhere in the sunny landscape. It can also be useful in small to large groups or in a straight or staggered row to form a border.
Miscanthus sinesis 'Little Zebra'
Hardy Zones 5-9
Mature Height: 4-5'
Sun to Part Sun
Immediate shipping. Dormant shipping in winter.