Porcupine Grass

Companion Items/
Varieties

 

 'Variegated Japanese Silver Grass'

 'Dwarf Maiden Grass'

'Morning Light Maiden Grass'

 'Zebra Grass'

'Maiden Grass'

Evergreen Miscanthus

Graziella Miscanthus

Sarabande Japanese Silver Grass

Cabaret Maiden Grass

Japanese Silver Grass

Little Dot Miscanthus

Red Silver Maiden Grass

Silver Feather Grass

Nippon Dwarf Maiden Grass

Yaku Jima Silver Grass

 

Common Name: Porcupine Grass
Botanical Name: Miscanthus sinensis 'Strictus'
Plant Type: Ornamental Grass
USDA Hardiness Zone: 5
AHS Heat Zone:  
Light Requirements: Full Sun; Partial Shade
Water Usage: Medium
Soil Type: Moderate
Height: 6 to 8 feet
Spread: 3 to 4 feet
Season of Bloom: August to November
Bloom Color: White
Deciduous/Evergreen: Deciduous
Native TX Plant: Adapted
Wildlife Value: Birds

Cream colored horizontal bands on dark green foliage. Silvery-white plumes in fall.



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