Grass, Maiden Little Kitten


Description: A real dwarf miscanthus, forming a tiny mound of pointed, arching, narrow, green foliage topped with pink tinged, creamy-white plumes in late summer and fall. Cute as a kitten and won't grow into a cat.

Common Name: Little Kitten Maiden Grass

Scientific Name: Miscanthus sinensis 'Little Kitten'

Type: Perennial, Ornamental Grass

Exposure: Full Sun

Size: 15-30" height, 12-18" spread

Foliage Color: Green

Bloom Color: White, Yellow

Landscape Use: Mass Plantings, Rock Garden, Woodland Garden

Soil: Well-Drained, Dry

Zone: 5 - 9

Growth Rate: Fast

Companion Plants: Blanket Flower, Coneflower, Black Eyed Susan, Shasta Daisy

Maintenance: Remove old foliage before new foliage emerges


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