Miscanthus sinensis 'Strictus'

Porcupine grass


Photo courtesy of Prides Corner Farms

  • Green leaves with cream horizontal banding
  • Upright, stiff grass
Border or Bed
Border or Bed
Container
Container
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Mass Planting
Mass Planting
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Full Sun
Full Sun
Average Water
Average Water



Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Easy to grow.  Will tolerate most any soil type and does not require good drainage.  Plant in full sun.  Divide in spring or early summer.


Height: 4-6 ft
Spread: 4-6 ft
Price Level 1: $19.99 ea.~#2
Bloom Color:
Zone: 5-8
 

Additional Characteristics & Attributes:


Attributes:

  • Border or Bed
  • Mass Planting
  • Container
  • Focal Point
  • Low Maintenance

Critter Resistance:

  • Deer Resistant

Exposure:

  • Full Sun

Habit:

  • Upright

Foliage Color:

  • Variegated

Soil Moisture:

  • Keep Well-Watered
  • Average Water
  • Wet Soil/Wetlands