Zone Map 5-9

Growth Cycle

Growth Cycle - Warm Growth Cycle - Warm Warm
Bloom: Bloom Season Scale
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Late Summer


  • Drought Tolerant


  • Growth rate: medium
  • Grow in 1, 2 or 3 gallon containers
  • Grow in well-drained soil
  • Water needs: keep evenly moist; sensitive to too much water on roots
  • Fertilizing: use a slow release, medium-rate fertilizer
  • Possible pests: spidermites, aphids, mealybugs, fungus gnat larvae, Anthracnose (leaf spot)
  • Overwintering: cold frame with clear poly; do not overwater

*Note: please adapt these suggestions as needed to accommodate your local conditions.


  • Can be used in sweeps or as an accent plant
  • A perfect fit for smaller lot sizes, patios, and narrow beds
  • Tucks into mixed plantings with its neat habit
  • Has the attributes of Miscanthus in a manageable size

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