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Miscanthus sinensis 'Little Kitten'

More About Miscanthus sinensis 'Little Kitten'

  • Narrow green leaves with a silver midrib
  • Grass forms a tight mound
  • Bloom Time: August to October
  • Flower Type: Feathery panicles, 15 cm long
  • Flower Colour: Silvery-pink turning creamy-white
  • Flower Height: 100 cm
  • Foliage Height: 60-70 cm
  • Grass Type: Warm Season

Interesting Notes:

Warm Season Grasses: These grasses are much slower starting in the spring. They do not push new growth until temperatures warm in early to midsummer. They flower later in the summer or fall with most blooms remaining into the winter. Most warm season grasses tolerate heat, humidity and drought; some even thrive in these conditions.

 

Zone:

5

Height:

60-100 cm

Spread:

30-60 cm

Colour:

Pink
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Dwarf Maiden Grass Growing and Maintenance Tips

Plants should be divided, in the spring, every few years, to maintain freshness. Foliage can be left standing all winter, however, it should be pruned early to mid-spring to make way for new growth.


Miscanthus sinensis 'Little Kitten' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Attracts Birds
Attracts Birds
Fast
Fast
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Dried Flower/Foliage
Dried Flower/Foliage
Heat Tolerant
Heat Tolerant
Cut Flower/Foliage
Cut Flower/Foliage
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Rock garden
Rock garden

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Average to Dry Soils

Flowering Time

Lt. Sum-Fall
Fall

Habit

Vase-shape
Clumping
Upright

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Border/edging

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