Porcupine Grass

Miscanthus sinensis 'Strictus'

 

 

  • Great accent plant for the landscape
  • Also great for screens
  • Beautiful all year-round!

Kaw Valley Favorite

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Details

Porcupine Grass has a distinctive, neat upright growth habit with green leaves distinctively marked by a horizontal yellow stripe. The 6- to 8-foot-tall clumps bear pinkish, coppery 8- to 10-inch-long plumes in late summer and fall which can be used for drying or as a dye plant and persist into the winter. Foliage of Miscanthus sinensis 'Strictus' is stiffer than 'Zebrinus' but still blows easily in the wind. This shrub-like grass turns to a rich gold in the fall; the fall color lasts through the winter.

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Type:

Ornamental Grass

Perennial

Sun/Shade:

Full Sun to Part Sun

Bloom Color:

Tan / Beige

Foliage Color:

Green

Variegated

Yellow

Hardiness Zone:

4-9

Height:

72-108 inches

Spread:

0-36 inches

Benefits:

Vigorous Growth

Truly Heat Tolerant

Drought Tolerant

Good Cut Flowers

Deer Resistant

Rabbit Resistant

 
 
 
 

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