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Zebra Grass

Eye-Catching Landscape Accent

Impressive and exotic looking, growing 4-7ft. 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.
  • 08970
  • Zebra Grass
  • $16.99
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Product Details

  • 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
  • Light Required: 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.
  • Zone: 4 - 9 (-20° F.)
  • Form: Upright
  • 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.

Shipping

Most times, orders having items with different shipping schedules are held in full until the entire order is ready to ship based on your grow zone.

Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country using the shipping timeframes outlined below. We continually monitor weather conditions for extreme hot or cold and adjust shipping schedules as needed. Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items in July and August.

2019 Spring Shipping Schedule
ZONE All Other Perennials & Potted Plants
1A-4A 5/5/19 - 6/21/19
4B 5/5/19 - 6/21/19
5A 4/1/19 - 6/21/19
5B 3/18/19 - 6/21/19
6A 3/11/19 - 6/21/19
6B 3/4/19 - 6/21/19
7A 2/25/19 - 6/21/19
7B 2/25/19 - 6/21/19
8A & B 2/19/19 - 6/21/19
9A & B 2/19/19 - 6/21/19
10A & B 2/11/19 - 6/21/19
Last Order Date 1A-7B: 6/17/19
8A-10B: 5/20/19

Additional Shipping Notes:

The type of product you order or the weather in our area to yours may affect the anticipated shipping schedule, shifting earlier or later, depending.

Trees and shrubs are kept in the nursery row until full dormant for optimum stress protection.

In all cases, we choose the fastest, most efficient way to send your orders via the U.S. Postal Service or FedEx. Large orders or large items may be shipped to you in multiple packages.

Please note that we cannot ship outside the 48 contiguous states.

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