Miscanthus sinensis 'Zebrinus'
A versatile graceful ascent grass with arching leaves with a variegated foliage display with unusual yellow horizontal stripes. Clumps slowly expand in circumference by short rhizomes, but typically retain tight clump shape. Rabbit resistant
Flower Time Pink-copper plumes in late summer into autumn
Size A perennial grass growing 1.5-2.1m tall x 1.2-1.8m wide
Use Can be used in the rear of the perennial boarder in clumps, can be used to provide a screen
Position Best in full sun. If in shade there will be a decreased flowering and tendency to flop.
Foliage should be left standing throughout the winter for visual interest and crown protection. In late winter/ early spring, cut the foliage close to the ground just before new shoots appear. Drought tolerant. Low watering needs & light frost hardy. Generally, pest & disease free
At a Glance
- Accent plant
- Full sun