Area of origin: China, Japan.
Adult Dimensions: Height up to 2 m (6,6'), width up to 1.5 m (4,9').
Soil Type: Rich and well drained. Enrich if too poor.
Hardiness: Hardy to -20°C.
Exposure: Semi-shade to full sun.
Properties and uses:
This grass with green and white striped leaves grows densely. Plumes of silky flowers emerge with a pink tinge at the end of the summer. It creates a beautiful effect planted alone in a pot or in the open ground. Planted together in a group a number of these plants create a lovely screen which complements other shrubs and flowers in the garden.