Porcupine Grass - Miscanthus sinensis 'Strictus'

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Stiff upright distinctive foliage has bright yellow horizontal bands on bright green leaves. Soft beige pink plumes open and then mature to a silver color. Great as a dramatic accent in the landscape or Container, especially in the fall and winter. Good around water features.

Water Needs: 
Moderate
Foliage Color: 
Multi-Coloured
Flower Attributes: 
Cut Flowers
Dried Flowers
Long Bloom Time
Landscape Uses: 
Border
Mass Planting
Specimen
Garden Styles: 
Cottage
Edible
Modern
Traditional
Zen
Light Needs: 
Full Sun
Plant Types: 
Height: 
5-10'
Spread: 
24-36"
Flower Colors: 
Brown
Pink
Flower Seasons: 
Fall
Special Features: 
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Winter Interest
Growth Habits: 
Upright
Cold Hardiness: 
Zone 5
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Prefers moist well drained soils. Feed in spring with an all purpose fertilizer prior to new growth starting. Cutback early in the spring after enjoying the plumes throughout the winter. Divide every few years to promote new growth and plant vigor.

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