Versatile Ornamental Grass Little Zebra Maiden Grass, Miscanthus sinensis ‘Little Zebra’, is an ornamental grass with versatile features. Plant one of these for an accent in your perennial bed, several along a pond or patio, or en masse on a hilly slope. One of the sterling features of this “little” grass is its versatility! Your Little Zebra Maiden Grass is an exceptional example of what an ornamental grass should be. It’s not only hardy and easy to care for, but will present a head-turning display in your yard. Little Zebra forms a dense clump creating a neat appearance. The vibrant green foliage reaches up and out, each long, thin leaf sporting horizontal lines of a yellow hue. The bi-color effect in your landscape is sure to be exquisite. As if the decorative foliage weren’t enough, 6-inch purple plumes shoot up above the colorful leaves in late summer, reaching a total height of 2-feet above the foliage! As the seeds mature, the plumes transition to a creamy shade and the foliage fades, remaining a lovely point of interest for your winter landscape. Little Zebra Maiden Grass is a dwarf variety that will grow up to 4 feet tall, with a flowering plum reaching 2 feet above that. Its spread is about 3-feet wide. It’s a relatively hardy grass, drought resistant (when established), and adaptive to a variety of conditions. With so many ornamental grasses on the market, it can be difficult to choose the best for your landscape. Little Zebra Maiden Grass will give you the opportunity to have a bi-color grass that is not only compact and easy to care for, but also offers vibrant color for your yard spring through fall, and even some delicate color and texture in the winter months. * Bi-color foliage * Winter interest * Late season flower * Great for containers * Deer resistant * Adaptive to a variety of conditions * Urban tolerant.
Dwarf Variety of a Garden Favorite Little Kitten Maiden Grass, Miscanthus sinensis ‘Little Kitten’, is a herbaceous, ornamental grass. Plant a few of these for a lovely groundcover or naturalized look in your side yard. With their dwarf nature, these are also ideal as container plants, or plant even just one for an elegant accent for your perennial bed. Maiden Grass cultivars have long been beloved by gardeners for their beauty and hardiness, and Little Kitten Maiden Grass is no exception. The long, slender leaves posses a sun-catching, silver tint and will present a gentle, cascading effect in your landscape. Pink-tinted, silver/white flower spikes rise up above the mounded foliage in autumn and (to the delight of your feathered friends), will persist into the winter months. Maiden Grass’ foliage even turns gold for fall, yet another decorative feature of an already beautiful plant. Little Kitten Maiden Grass will grow to about 3 feet in height at bloom with a 18-inch spread. It has an upright, mounded form and is adaptive to a variety of soils. It’s medium-to-fast growth rate ensures that you won’t have long to wait to enjoy all the remarkable features of this garden favorite. Like an adorable little kitten, this dwarf variety of Maiden Grass is will be delightful addition to your landscape. Even if you don’t have a lot of space, this popular grass is able to fit into just about any little nook and cranny you have…or even a few containers on your patio. * Ornamental qualities * Dwarf * Winter interest * Drought tolerant * Great for containers * Lovely in floral arrangements * Deer resistant * Urban tolerant.
The Grass ‘Cabaret’ Maiden, Miscanthus sinensis var. conden satus ‘Cabaret’, is one of the most outstanding new Miscanthus selections!This plant tends to be a bit floppy and graceless in flower, but the foliage effect is grand! This outstanding grass has wide, ribbon-like foliage with a creamy white center and dark green margins.The late season plumes emerge a wonderful coral pink to purple before changing to tan. Its relatively coarse texture can be used to stand it apart from other garden plants with finer foliage.This ornamental grass will require occasional maintenance and upkeep, and is best cleaned up in early spring, before it resumes active growth for the season.Grow in average to moist conditions; do not allow drying out. It is not particular as to soil type or pH. It is highly tolerant of urban pollution and will even thrive in inner city environments.‘Cabaret’ can be used in large containers but in cold areas the pots will need to be sunken during winter to protect the roots from freezing.* Variegated* Container plant* Pink/Purple flowers.
The Grass ‘Red Silver’ Maiden, Miscanthus sinensis ‘Rotsilber’, has arrow-like silvery foliage that is topped with red flowers in fall. It may also be known as Japanese Silver Grass.Its grassy leaves are green in color with pointy white spines. As an added bonus, the foliage turns a gorgeous gold in the fall.The purple seed heads are carried on showy plumes displayed in abundance from mid-fall right through to late winter; the tan stems can be quite attractive.It requires occasional maintenance and upkeep, and is best cleaned up in early spring before it resumes active growth for the season.’Red Silver’ prefers to grow in average to moist conditions, and shouldn’t be allowed to dry out. It is highly tolerant of urban pollution and will even thrive in inner city environments.This plant is deer resistant, attracts birds, and will grow in many different soil types and pH levels. Use Red Silver as a specimen, background plantings, as screens, or container plants.* Winter Interest* Fall color.
The Grass ‘Graziella’ Maiden, Miscanthus sinensis ‘Graziella’, is an earlier blooming, more compact maiden grass.It has slender green foliage on clumps with large white blooms in late summer. The fine texture of the leaves set it apart from other garden grasses.’Graziella’ is easily grown in average, medium, well-drained soil in full sun to part shade. Although it is a versatile ornamental grass, the clumps of this plant need lots of room.This grass is tolerant of a wide range of soils from well-drained sandy soils to the heavy clays.Prune off the dead grass in early before it resumes growing.Blooming earlier than most Miscanthus, tiny white flowers appear in tassel-like inflorescences above the foliage in late summer, gradually turning into silvery white plumes as the seeds mature.Plant ‘Graziella’ grass where it’s wonderful winter interest can be enjoyed.Use this plant as an vertical accent plant, in mass plantings, and short hedges..
Beautiful Burgundy MaidenHuron Sunrise Maiden Grass, Miscanthus sinensis ‘Huron Sunrise’, is an excellent new maiden grass with very full burgundy flowers that display their beauty in mid-August. This is its most outstanding feature. Miscanthus ‘Huron Sunrise’ blooms much more profusely than any other miscanthus variety with a nice compact habit. Its wonderful golden fall foliage color is an added bonus!Miscanthus is unrivalled in the diversity and beauty of its flowers, foliage, autumn colors and winter presence. The plant maintains its graceful form throughout winter, providing tremendous winter interest. Plant ‘Huron Sunrise’ grass where its wonderful winter interest can be enjoyed. It is extraordinarily adaptable to many conditions and purposes in the garden. Use it alone as a specimen, for massing or screening, in large containers, or at the pond’s edge. It will grow in most any soil, from loose sand to heavy clay.Miscanthus is easy to grow and is a good choice for beginners.* Profuse Burgundy Plumes in August* Fall Color* Grows Anywhere, Even in Wet Soil.
Weeping and GracefulMaiden Grass, Miscanthus sinensis ‘Gracillimus’, is a 6-8 feet tall, graceful, clumping ornamental grass.The slender, weeping leaves are silvery-green and turn golden bronze in fall. A silver stripe runs up the middle of the sword-like green leaves.The flowers are white fan-shaped plumes in fall that extend above the foliage. The hardiness, the fine foliage and the spectacular fall colors have made ‘Gracillimus’ a favorite and very popular for years!Plant in spring or early summer when the soil is warm as the roots will grow only in warm soil. Planting too early in the spring may cause the roots to rot.Cut back the previous year’s growth before growth starts to appear in early spring. ‘Gracillimus’ has an arching shape and looks fabulous in the landscape as a specimen, screen or a nice mass of textured foliage; also looks great near a pond!For a carefree, year round interest grass, you cannot do better than Maiden grass! *Tall Weeping Form*White Fan Shaped Plumes*Bronze Foliage in Fall.
Silvery Grass with Decorative Plumes Dwarf Maiden Grass is a perennial, ornamental grass with exceptional features for your landscape. Plant one near a small pond for an elegant accent. These would also do well in containers on your patio or grow several for a short hedge along your driveway. Your Dwarf Maiden Grass is sometimes called “silver grass” due to its 3/8-inch wide blades of silver-tinted, green foliage that rise from a central mound. Each delicate blade of grass reaches up and over, for a graceful, cascading effect that’s sure to catch the eye of passers-by. You’ll be amazed by the long, bronze plumes that rise up to a foot about the foliage late season, and add a decorative touch through the winter months. For additional fall interest, your Maiden Grass will transform to warm hues of burgundy in autumn. Dwarf Maiden Grass will grow up to 4 feet in height with an equal spread. It has an upright, arching nature that is drought tolerant and adapts to a variety of conditions. It’s even somewhat cold hardy and requires minimal or no care. As an ornamental grass, Dwarf Maiden Grass is one of the favorites among gardeners. Now it’s possible for you to have all the stellar qualities of this amazing grass without needing a lot of room. Dwarf Maiden Grass can fit in just about anywhere, so why not try one today! * Pink/white color flower * Gold-burgundy fall color * Adaptive to a variety of soils * Terrific cut flower * Drought tolerant * Good for containers * Salt tolerant * Winter interest.