Miscanthus sinensis ‘Strictus’ – Porcupine Grass

Miscanthus sinensis ‘Strictus’ – Porcupine Grass – August 2014

horizontally banded foliage and upright habit in which the erect leaf blades resemble porcupine quills. Green leaves are variegated with yellow bands. Produces reddish plumes that turn to silver in fall. Grows 5-6′ tall.

full sun to light shade
drought tolerant, prefers normal watering
Use as a specimen or in groups and cottage gardens