Large Ornamental Grass Miscanthus Sinensis Zebrinus 5 Litre: Miscanthus Zebrinus is a deciduous, compact clump formng perennial grass, upto approximately 1.2m tall at maturity. Zebrinus has arching leaves with creamy white transverse bands giving the 'Zebra' effect. A fabulous architectural plant generally used as specimen or backdrop in borders.
What to expect: Your plant will arrive in a large 5 litre pot with a height upto approximately 1 metre, depending on the time of year purchased. The pictures were taken in January the plants are now cut to virtually ground level in preparation for new spring growth. These plants should annually be cut back hard to just above ground level prior to the growing season.
Miscanthus Little Zebra is a very low maintenance ornamental grass upto 1.5 metres at maturity with a spread of approximately 1 metre. Little Zebra is a perennial grass that will require cutting virtually back to the ground in late winter, after the worst of the weather. It can be cut as low as 10 cms or 4 inches from ground level and will still reach heights in excess of 1.2 metres plus annually.
The grass is happy in full sun with well drained, moist soil. During the winter months try to protect from excessive water
Miscanthus is a perennial, so you are not buying a plant for one season, Miscanthus is a deciduous grass, with archiing leaves that have bands of creamy white giving the zebra effect