Ornamental Grass

Gardening Guide

Ornamental Grass

Yaku Jima Maiden Grass

Miscanthus sinensis ‘Yaku Jima’
Clump-forming, lower-growing grass with arching, green foliage. Silvery-white plumes stand above the foliage through winter. Useful as a specimen, in the border or in mass plantings. Fast growing perennial.

3-4' tall x 3-4' wide

Full sun

Zone 5 / Hardy to -10ºF

Zebra Grass

Miscanthus sinensis ‘Zebrinus’
One of the best, most vigorous of the ornamental grasses. Graceful, arching, green leaves with pale yellow bands. Silvery white plumes rise above the foliage and remains through winter. Good screen or specimen plant. Fast growing perennial.

6-8' tall x 5-6' wide

Full sun

Zone 5 / Hardy to -10ºF