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Porcupine Grass

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Improved habit to this more upright form; not as relaxed and vase-shaped as M. s. 'Zebrinus'. Green foliage is highlighted by dramatic horizontal golden bands. Reddish bronze plumes above the foliage in summer. Suitable specimen or in groups. Herbaceous. Photo credit: Doreen Wynja

  • Full Sun

  • Moderate

  • Height
    5 - 10 feet

  • Spread
    2—4 feet

Availability: Out of stock

Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. For a neat appearance, remove old foliage before new leaves emerge. Divide clumps every 2 to 3 years in early spring.

Brand Monrovia
Botanical Name Miscanthus sinensis 'Strictus'
Plant Type Perennials, Ornamental Grass
Foliage Color Green
Light Needs Full Sun
Water Needs Moderate
USDA Cold Hardiness Zones 4 - 9
Height 5 - 10 feet
Spread 2—4 feet
Habit Narrow
Special Uses Deer Resistant, Improved Pest and Disease Resistance
Landscape Uses Seacoast Exposure
Flower Color Red
Bloom Time Fall, Summer

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