Little Kitten Maiden Grass Overview
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Dwarf Variety of a Garden Favorite

Little Kitten Maiden Grass, Miscanthus sinensis 'Little Kitten', is a herbaceous, ornamental grass. Plant a few of these for a lovely groundcover or naturalized look in your side yard. With their dwarf nature, these are also ideal as container plants, or plant even just one for an elegant accent for your perennial bed.

Maiden Grass cultivars have long been beloved by gardeners for their beauty and hardiness, and Little Kitten Maiden Grass is no exception. The long, slender leaves posses a sun-catching, silver tint and will present a gentle, cascading effect in your landscape.

Pink-tinted, silver/white flower spikes rise up above the mounded foliage in autumn and (to the delight of your feathered friends), will persist into the winter months. Maiden Grass' foliage even turns gold for fall, yet another decorative feature of an already beautiful plant.

Little Kitten Maiden Grass has an upright, mounded form and is adaptive to a variety of soils. It's medium-to-fast growth rate ensures that you won't have long to wait to enjoy all the remarkable features of this garden favorite.

Like an adorable little kitten, this dwarf variety of Maiden Grass is will be delightful addition to your landscape. Even if you don't have a lot of space, this popular grass is able to fit into just about any little nook and cranny you have...or even a few containers on your patio.

  • Winter interest
  • Drought tolerant
  • Great for containers
  • Lovely in floral arrangements

Buying Options for Plants

Nature Hills sells a large variety of plants with several options available. Plants are offered in both potted containers and as dormant bare root without soil. Here is a helpful resource to understand your options as you create a beautiful landscape with help from Nature Hills.

Ever wonder what a larger plant will mean for your landscape? Container Sizes are really all about the age of the plant!

Seasonally, Nature Hills offers hand selected, high quality bare root trees, shrubs and perennials. Bare root plants are sold by height from the top of the root system to the top of the plant. Plants may be taller than the height minimums.

  • Popular sizes of select trees are 1 foot, 2 feet, 3 feet, etc.
  • Popular sizes of select bare root plants is 1 foot, 18 inches, etc.

Nature Hills Container Size by Volume

Young Plants to 18 Months
Size Volume
2"x2"x3" Ranges from .18 to .21 dry quarts / .198 to .23 dry liters in volume
4.5" Container Equal to .655 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume
3.5" Container Equal to .67 dry quart / .74 dry liter in volume
4" Container Equal to .87 dry quart / .96 dry liter in volume
1 Quart Equal to 1 dry quart / 1.1 dry liter in volume
5.5" Container Equal to 1.89 of a dry quart / 2.08 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x5" Ranges from .8 to 1.1 dry quarts / .88 to 1.2 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x6" Ranges from 1.0 to 1.3 dry quarts / 1.1 to 1.41 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x9" Ranges from 1.1 to 2.1 dry quarts / 1.2 to 2.3 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x10" Ranges from 1.7 to 2.3 dry quart / 1.87 to 2.53 dry liters in volume
Plants 18 Months - 2.5 Years Old
Size Volume
2 Quart Equal to 2 dry quarts / 2.2 dry liters in volume
#1 Container Ranges from 2.26 to 3.73 dry quarts / 2.49 to 4.11 dry liters in volume
5"x5"x12" Equal to 3.5 to 4.3 dry quarts / 3.85 to 4.74 dry liters in volume
Plants 2 - 4 Years Old
Size Volume
#2 Container Ranges from 1.19 to 1.76 dry gallons / 5.24 to 7.75 dry liters in volume
#3 Container Ranges from 2.32 to 2.76 dry gallons / 10.22 to 12.16 dry liters in volume
Plants 3 - 5 Years Old
Size Volume
#5 Container Ranges from 2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume
#7 Container Ranges from 5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume

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Shipping

To obtain a more accurate shipment time-frame, simply enter your zip code in the “Find Your Growing Zone” box to the right. Our plants are grown all over the country and lead time on items may be different because of this. Once your order is placed, you will also receive the specific shipment time-frame information as part of your order confirmation. Once an item ships, you will receive shipment notification and tracking numbers, so you can follow along while your plant travels to your doorstep.
Due to winter weather we have put a hold on shipping to the areas shown below in grey. You can still order now and we will ship the plant to you during an appropriate time for your zone.
*If you have found your zone already, the table above will highlight your zone.
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Shipping Rates

At Nature Hills we handle, package and ship the products you order with the utmost care to ensure healthy delivery. Shipping and handling charges are calculated based on the tables below. Please note that some items include an additional handling surcharge, these will be noted on the item's product page.

From To S&H
0 - 19.99 14.95
20 - 49.99 17.95
50 - 69.99 19.95
70 - 99.99 24.95
100 - 129.99 29.95
130 - 130+ Approx 25%

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PLANT HIGHLIGHTS

Little Kitten Maiden Grass Is Suited to Grow in Zones 5-9
Growing Zones 5-9
More Information
Botanical Name Miscanthus sinensis 'Little Kitten'
Foliage Silvery Green
Mature Height 15 inches
Mature Spread 12 - 20 inches
Soil Type Widely Adaptable
Sun Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Growth Rate Fast
Flower Color Brown, White Seed Head