When can I cut back my ornamental grasses?
Grasses do not need to be cut down before winter. In fact, they are attractive when left standing and the foliage helps to insulate the crown of the plant. Cut back the foliage to about 4-6 inches in the spring before growth resumes. When foliage is removed, spring growth will begin earlier.
Is zebra grass invasive?
Liriope spicata is a low-growing perennial grass. It's often used as a groundcover or as an edging for walkways and garden beds, but it's aggressive and spreads fast. Keep an eye on it so it doesn't become invasive in your garden. ... Some ornamental grasses can become invasive, crowding out native and cultivated plants.
How tall is zebra grass?
By late fall, leaf color becomes more of a beige. This is a large ornamental grass, attaining a mature height of up to 7 feet (measuring to the top of the plume; foliage will reach about 5 feet tall), with a spread of 3-5 feet
Is zebra grass a perennial?
Zebra grass (Miscanthus sinensis 'Zebrinus') is native to Japan and one of the Miscanthus maiden grass cultivars, all of which are used as ornamental grasses. Zebra grass plants die back in winter but are perennial and re-sprout in spring
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