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Zebra grass

Posted by flowergirl1211 8 (linlmart@centurytel.net) on
Mon, May 30, 05 at 13:40

Hi, Would anyone know some good choices of compaion plants for zebra grass?
TIA,
Linda


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RE: Zebra grass

With it's yellow segments I would think anything with purple in it would look nice. In my zone 6 garden this plant has flopped over by mid-fall. NOT very impressive! If your grass stays upright, perhaps a mounding plant would make a nice contrast. Something with a different leaf texture, like a spirea. Frankly, given MY experience with the plant, I do not like it! It is hard to respond to your question without more details....


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RE: Zebra grass

  • Posted by Chills 6b (??) Mi (My Page) on
    Fri, Jun 17, 05 at 22:08

Mine has lost its yellow segments. It is now in its fourth year and it is a large clump (which doesn't fall over much for me, I'm glad to say, but I do tie it about 1 foot above the ground in late summer).

Why could it have lost its yellow segments?

~Chills


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RE: Zebra grass

Chills --

I bet your Zebra grass has its bands now...it is a question of heat. mine didn't band until summer was well on. Mine is a 'strictus' and is better than the zebrinus in that it does not flop at all.


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