miscanthus sinensis 'little zebra' (little zebra maiden grass, dwarf zebra grass)

Size: 1 gallon
  • forms a tight upright clump of graceful arching leaves on sturdy upright stems
  • foliage is irregular horizontally banded with yellow and green
  • bloom time: september to october
  • warm season grasses are much slower starting in the spring
  • they do not push new growth until temperatures warm in early to midsummer
  • they flower later in the summer or fall with most blooms remaining into the winter
  • most warm season grasses tolerate heat, humidity and drought; some even thrive in these conditions
  • zone 5 
  • height 80-125cm 
  • spread 60-90cm 
  • colour purple
  • plants should be divided, in the spring, every few years, to maintain freshness
  • foliage can be left standing all winter, however, it should be pruned early to mid-spring to make way for new growth
  • full sun
  • attracts birds
  • deer resistant 
  • heat tolerant 
  • drought tolerant, once established
  • rock garden