Miscanthus sinensis 'Zebrinus'

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Zebra Grass

USDA Hardiness Zone 5-9

This grass emerges green and the horizontal banding appears as the spring season progresses. Plumes emerge bronze and change to white.

Height

48-72 Inches

Spread

36-48 Inches

Color

Yellow/Gold/Bronze

Bloom Time

September-October

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

May need some support perennials placed in front of this glorious grass.

When to Divide

spring, every 3-4 years

Good Companions

Butterfly Bush (Buddleia davidii), Tickseed (Coreopsis ), Blanket Flower (Gaillardia grandiflora), Cranesbill (Geranium ), Baby's Breath (Gypsophila ), False Sunflower (Heliopsis helianthoides), Daylily (Hemerocallis ), Shasta Daisy (Leucanthemum superbum), Shining Coneflower (Rudbeckia nitida), False Sunflower (Helianthus ), Rose Mallow (Hibiscus )

Characteristics & Attributes

Attributes & Uses
Cut Flowers
Dried Flowers
Crafts
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Exposure
Full Sun
Foliage Color
Green & Yellow
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Fall
Winter
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Fall
Summer
Winter
Soil Moisture Preference
Moist but well-drained
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