Miscanthus sinensis ‘Strictus’
Mature Height: 8 feet
Mature Width: 3 feet
USDA Hardiness Zone Range: 5-9
Water Requirements: Moderate Water
Shade Requirements: Full Sun, Partial Shade
The structure of this grass reveals what the common name Porcupine Grass implies. It is a very upright grass with horizontal cream bands. During summer reddish bronze plumes rise above the foliage. In addition to its beauty this grass is relatively easy to care, fast growing, and is bird friendly.