Both grasses have green leaves with white or light yellow stripes. The difference is that Zebra Grass has arching leaves and Porcupine Grass has leaves that stand straight upright.
|Zebra Grass and Porcupine Grass have striped leaves|
|Miscanthus sinensis 'Zebrinus' - Zebra Grass|
|Miscanthus sinensis 'strictus' - Porcupine Grass|
Miscanthus sinensis 'strictus' - Porcupine Grass