Scientific Name: Miscanthus sinensis 'Strictus' Form: Oval - vertical
Common Name:porcupine grassTexture:Medium
Family Name:PoaceaeHabit: Upright, Dense
Plant Type: Poales (grass-like) Mature Size (ht. X w.):2 - 3m x 1.0 - 1.5m
Origin: Hardiness Zone:Zone 5: (-29 to -23 C)
Leaves: Grass-like, Alternate, Parallel venation, Linear
Flowers: Spikelet, (Panicle-like), (Floriferous), Pink, Dark-red, Aug- Sep
Fruit: Grain (caryopsis), Brown, Silver, Nov
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade
Soil or Media: Well-drained, Humus rich
Landscape Uses: Accent plant, Container planting, Cut flower or foliage, Dried flower or fruit, Fall interest, Group or mass planting, Perennial border, Specimen plant, Tall background, Winter interest
Key ID Features:Leaves are variegated with creamy-yellow horizontal bands, thin white midrib.