Zone Map 4-8

Growth Cycle

Growth Cycle - Warm Growth Cycle - Warm Warm
Bloom: Bloom Season Scale
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Early Fall


  • Drought Tolerant


  • Growth rate: medium-fast
  • Grow in 1, 2 or 3 gallon containers. Works well in all sizes.
  • Grow in well-drained soil
  • Water needs: keep evenly moist
  • Fertilizing: use a slow release, medium-rate fertilizer
  • Possible pests: aphids, mealybugs, leaf spot, spidermites, Anthracnose
  • Overwintering: cold frame with clear poly; do not overwater; can remain outdoors in containers if properly managed

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


  • Stature is suitable for small gardens and patios, borders, and for use in cut flowers
  • Super-attractive gold striping; very popular grass
  • Fun variegation and color contrast garners attention in the landscape
  • Fits well into spaces between other perennials
  • Like other ornamental grasses, Little Zebra is deer resistant
  • Very unlikely to flop; remains interesting well into winter

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