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Zebra Grass

Eye-Catching Landscape Accent

Impressive and exotic looking, growing 4-7 ft. tall and spreading to 3-5 ft. Emerald-green foliage will develop golden stripes midsummer, and silvery plumes appear in autumn and last through the winter. Does best in full sun, as an accent or grouping. Hardy and will tolerate drought and a wide range of soil conditions. Potted plants. Not available in FL.
  • Zone 4 - 9 (-20° F.).
  • Height 4 - 7 feet
  • Light Required Full sun to partial shade.

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  • 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: Full sun to partial shade.
  • Color: Silvery-white plumes.
  • Foliage: Green foliage develops yellow horizontal bands.
  • Blooms: Late Summer. Plumes will last all Winter. Cut back in early Spring.
  • Form: Perennial. Grass
  • Flower Form: Silvery-white flowers appear late Summer above the foliage.
  • Soil Requirements: Well-drained soil, but will tolerate a wide range of soil types.
  • Growth Rate: Moderate growth rate.
  • 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 feet tall and spreads 3 - 5 feet. Use as an eye-catching accent or in a dramatic grouping. Hardy, drought-tolerant once established.

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