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Miscanthus sinensis | Ornamental grass 'Little Zebra' - 5lt

Miscanthus sinensis | Ornamental grass 'Little Zebra' - 5lt

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Miscanthus sinensis 'Little Zebra' is a popular ornamental grass that would be a great addition to any tree nursery website. Here's some information you may want to include:

  1. Plant description: Miscanthus sinensis 'Little Zebra' is a dwarf ornamental grass that grows to a height of 2-3 feet and a spread of 1-2 feet. It features narrow green leaves with distinctive horizontal yellow stripes.

  2. Growth habit: This grass has a clumping growth habit and is non-invasive. It is slow to spread, making it a great choice for smaller gardens or landscapes.

  3. Landscape use: 'Little Zebra' is a versatile grass that can be used in a variety of landscape settings. It makes a great accent plant in borders or mixed beds, and can also be used to add texture and interest to containers or rock gardens.

  4. Care and maintenance: Miscanthus sinensis 'Little Zebra' is a low-maintenance plant that is easy to care for. It prefers full sun to part shade and well-drained soil. It is drought-tolerant once established, but will benefit from regular watering during the first growing season.

  5. Seasonal interest: In late summer and early fall, 'Little Zebra' produces feathery plumes of reddish-brown flowers that rise above the foliage, providing a stunning display of color and texture.

  6. Wildlife value: This grass provides habitat and food for a variety of wildlife, including birds and insects.

  7. Winter interest: Miscanthus sinensis 'Little Zebra' provides winter interest with its dried foliage, which turns a golden-brown color and persists through the winter months.

Overall, Miscanthus sinensis 'Little Zebra' is a great choice for anyone looking to add a low-maintenance, ornamental grass to their landscape. Its unique striped foliage and seasonal interest make it a standout plant that is sure to impress.

  • Common Name

    Ornamental grass 'Little Zebra'

  • Family

    Poaceae

  • Type

    deciduous grass

  • Pot Size

    10

  • Height (cm)

    55-65cm

  • Native To

    Asia

  • Foliage

    Grass

  • Maturation period

    2–5 years

Key Info

Size & Spacing

Mature Height

1–1.5m

Mature Width

0.1–0.5m

Shape / habit

Bushy, Clump forming

Preferred Location

Orientation

South–facing or North–facing or West–facing or East–facing, exposed/sheltered

Soil Type

Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand, Full sun

Soil moisture

Moist but well–drained, Well–drained

Growing Period

Flower

Foliage

spring, summer, fall

Fruit

non fruiting

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