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Plant Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Plant Height: 24-36 in. (60-90 cm)
Plant Spread: 36-48 in. (90-120 cm)
Leaves: Good fall color
Other: Grown for foliage, Herbaceous.
Flowers: Showy
Inconspicuous
Flower Color: Other: Cream/Tan
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Provides winter interest
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Birds
Butterflies
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Other info: May be a noxious weed or invasive.
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Pollinators: Wind
Containers: Not suitable for containers

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Common names
  • Dwarf Maiden Grass
  • Eulalia
  • Maiden Grass
  • Zebra Grass
  • Chinese Silvergrass
  • Eulalia Grass

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Location: Santa Cruz Mountains, California
Date: 2022-08-15
Location: At the Myriad Gardens in Oklahoma City
Date: 10-19-2019
Miscanthus sinensis 'Yaku Jima' [Dwarf Maiden Grass] in OkC 001

Date: 2011-10-03
Location: My house in Portsmouth.
Date: 2012-10-05
This is such a carefree plant, it bloomed for almost 3 months las
Location: In the Myriad Gardens in OkC
Date: 10-19-2019
Miscanthus sinensis 'Yaku Jima' [Dwarf Maiden Grass] in OkC 001
Photo by virginiarose
Location: West Jordan, Utah, United States
Date: 2021-09-27

Courtesy American Daylily and Perennials
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Location: Bordines Nursery, Rochester Hills, MI
Date: 2011-07-23
Location: Bordines Nursery, Rochester Hills, MI
Date: 2011-07-23
Location: Bordines Nursery, Rochester Hills, MI
Date: 2011-07-23
Location: Front corner garden.
Date: 2011-10-04
Blooms late summer but last for almost two months.
Photo by virginiarose

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