Botanical Name: Miscanthus sinensis 'Zebrinus'
Height: 4 - 7 feet.
Spacing: 5 feet.
Depth: Plant at the same depth as in the pot.
Spread: 3 - 5 feet.
Sun/Shade: Plant where sun is prevalent but will tolerate some shade.
Color: Silvery white.
Foliage: Green foliage develops yellow horizontal bands.
Blooms: Late Summer. Plumes will last all Winter. Cut back in early Spring.
Flower Form: Silvery white flowers appear late Summer above foliage.
Soil Requirements: Well drained, but will tolerate a wide range of soil types.
Growth Rate: Moderate to fast.
Pruning: Early Spring. Keep stalks for Winter interest and trim down to within one foot of the ground in early Spring.
Comments: Distinct white and green variation. Tolerates some shade, but will perform best in full sun. Rare and exotic. In mid-Summer, the foliage develops distinctive golden horizontal bands. In Autumn, silvery white plumes appear and last up to two months. Grows 4' - 7' tall, spreads 3' - 5'. Use as an eye-catching accent or in a dramatic grouping. Hardy, drought-tolerant.
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