Porcupine Grass Details

Porcupine Grass

  • Botanical Name: Miscanthus sinensis 'Strictus'
  • Plant Type: Ornamental Grass
  • Light Requirement: Full Sun
  • Water Demand: Medium
  • Landscape Use: Focal Point/Specimen Plant, Container, Screen - Physical (e.g., barriers), Screen - Visual, Deer Resistant
  • Ornamental Value: White, Yellow
  • Native/Adapted: Adapted
  • Wildlife Value: Birds
  • Season: Fall
  • Deciduous/Evergreen: Deciduous
  • Plant Form: Upright
  • Plant Spread: 5'
  • Plant Height: 6'


Foliage shows variegation of golden-yellow bars across the leaves. Upright swaths of cross-striped foliage and white heads. Outstanding fall and winter character. Stiff grass with leaves stretching skyward like porcupine quills.

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