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Miscanthus sinensis 'Little Zebra'

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Family: Poaceae (poh-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Miscanthus (miss-KANTH-us) (Info)
Species: sinensis (sy-NEN-sis) (Info)
Cultivar: Little Zebra

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Category:
Ornamental Grasses and Bamboo
Perennials

Height:
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Spacing:
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)
USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
Fuchsia (Red-Purple)

Bloom Time:
Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Herbaceous
Variegated
Good Fall Color

Other details:
May be a noxious weed or invasive
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)

Seed Collecting:
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive Gabrielle On Feb 28, 2012, Gabrielle from (Zone 5a) wrote:

A nice Miscanthus, one of my favorites. Not prone to flopping. Late to emerge in spring. PP #13008

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Marietta, Georgia
Cherry Valley, Illinois
Chicago, Illinois
Park Ridge, Illinois
Warrenville, Illinois
Washington, Illinois
Rochester, New York
Fayetteville, Pennsylvania
Austin, Texas
Joshua, Texas
Bremerton, Washington
Eatonville, Washington
Seattle, Washington
Vancouver, Washington
Petersburg, West Virginia



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